HyperDic: hijaz

English > 1 sense of the word Hijaz:
NOUNlocationHijaz, Hejaz, Hedjaza coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea
English > Hijaz: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea; includes both Mecca and Medina; formerly an independent kingdom until it united with Nejd to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
SynonymsHejaz, Hedjaz
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Part ofArabian Peninsula, ArabiaA peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf
Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaAn absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia
PartsMeccajoint capital (with Riyadh) of Saudi Arabia
Medina, Al MadinahA city in western Saudi Arabia
SpanishHedjaz, Hejaz, Hijaz
CatalanHejaz, Hijaz

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