Najd

Posted on 06/28/2012 by marina

NAJD نجد
“High.” The highlands of Arabia. The name of the central province of Arabia. One of its cities, Riyaz, is celebrated as the seat of the Wahhabis. (See Central and Eastern Arabia, by W.G. Palgrave, London, 1865; Journey to the Wahabee Capitol, by Colonel Lewis Pelly, Bombay, 1860.)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam