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Noun: Hijaz
  1. A 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
    - Hejaz, Hedjaz

Type of: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

Part of: Arabia, Arabian Peninsula, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

Encyclopedia: Hijaz