- n. 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
“Two months and a half after the events above detailed, Mohammed received the inspired tidings that Al-Madinah of the Hijaz was his predestined asylum.”
“Taif, which the country people call Hijaz, but never Habbash.”
“Sharif Hussain bin Ali, the ruler of the Western part of the Arabian peninsula, known as the Hijaz, had previously lived in Istanbul for 18 years.”
“Ali, Hassan, Hussein watch them over wearing Arabic labels glued on their chests, stamped from Al-Hijaz.”
“One of the opposition groups outside of Jordan directly calling for the removal of the "Hashemite Occupation" of Jordan the Hashemites are originally from the Hijaz, Saudi Arabia of today.”
“The Muslim Brotherhood and its allies will work to take control of the Hijaz Mecca and Medina; if they realize this dream, the oil will be simply a bonus.”
“One of the original Hijaz Railway stations in Damascus, Syria”
“However now, with the reopening of The Hijaz Railway, there is a train which links the Zarqa'a town with Amman.”
“Ibn Saud won back his kingdom, united the Bedouin, defeated the Rashidis, and eventually took over the Hijaz, the southern strip of land in which are located Mecca and Medina.”
“Over centuries, the Arab sirocco from the Hijaz was unable to blow away the practices of female infanticide and the caste system.”
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