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Hedjaz

[hee-jaz; Arabic hee-zhahz]
noun
  1. Hijaz.
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Hijaz

or He·djaz, He·jaz

[hee-jaz; Arabic hee-zhahz]
noun
  1. a region in Saudi Arabia bordering on the Red Sea, formerly an independent kingdom: contains the Islamic holy cities of Medina and Mecca. About 150,000 sq. mi. (388,500 sq. km). Capital: Mecca.
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Examples from the Web for hedjaz

Historical Examples

  • There can be no doubt but that the movement will spread into Palestine, Syria, and Hedjaz.

    The Life of Gordon, Volume II

    Demetrius Charles Boulger

  • Our objective was the station of Kutrani, on the Hedjaz Railway.

  • The surrender of all garrisons in Hedjaz, Yemen, Mesopotamia, etc.

  • Here the money, jewels, and other precious articles of the people of Hedjaz were kept in chests, or suspended on silken ropes.

    Travels in Arabia

    Bayard Taylor

  • Hedjaz includes all the Arab tribes between the Tigris on the east and Syria on the west.

    Lest We Forget

    John Gilbert Thompson


British Dictionary definitions for hedjaz

Hedjaz

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Hejaz
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Hijaz

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Hejaz
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