Hejaz

[ hee-jaz; Arabic he-zhahz ]
/ hiˈdʒæz; Arabic hɛˈʒɑz /

noun

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Hejaz

Hedjaz or Hijaz

/ (hiːˈdʒæz) /

noun

a region of W Saudi Arabia, along the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba: formerly an independent kingdom; united with Nejd in 1932 to form Saudi Arabia. Area: about 348 600 sq km (134 600 sq miles)
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