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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). : Mecca.


Hijaz

/ hiːˈdʒæz /

noun

  1. See Hejaz
    a variant spelling of Hejaz


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Arriving in the Hijaz, they added dates from Yasrib or Taif.

Khaibar was the most fertile land of all the Hijaz; the spoils were therefore considerable.

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