one of the two major regions of Saudi Arabia in the E central part: formerly a sultanate of Arabia. About 400,000 sq. mi. (1,000,000 sq. km).
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How to use Nejd in a sentence
Hejazis in the west and Shia in the east resent the strict Wahhabi lifestyle in the Nejd central desert.With Prince Muqrin’s Appointment, Saudi Succession Crisis Looms | Bruce Riedel | February 3, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
While Musa thus lay dying in the tents of Nejd, the cold hand of death was fast closing upon another in the land of Arabia.The Days of Mohammed | Anna May Wilson
Every Bedouin we have asked has laughed at the idea of there being a special Nejd breed, only found in Aared.
With regard to Nejd horses in general, the following remarks are based on what we saw and heard at Haïl, and elsewhere in Arabia.
First, whatever may have been the case formerly, horses of any kind are now exceedingly rare in Nejd.
The management and education of horses seems to differ little in Nejd from what it is elsewhere among the Arabs.
British Dictionary definitions for Nejd
a region of central Saudi Arabia: formerly an independent sultanate of Arabia; united with Hejaz to form the kingdom of Saudi Arabia (1932)
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