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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Nejd.

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  • n. a central plateau region of the Arabian Peninsula; formerly an independent sultanate until 1932 when it united with Hejaz to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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  • (Among those villages was one called Najd, ethnically cleansed by the Negev Brigade on May 13, 1948.

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  • Anyway, the purpose of this post is to shed the light on Sderot's history, which in fact was that it was called Najd, and was an Arab Palestinian town before the Israelis razed it to the ground and build Sderot on its ruins in 1951.

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  • In 1948, where Sderot houses Israeli Jews today, there was a village called Najd - Arabic for a high plateau.

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  • Edward Sturton, reporting from Sderot, didn't explain how the land on which Sderot stands was once a Palestinian village called Najd, whose residents were ethnically cleansed and put to flight by Jewish terrorists in May 1948.

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  • Sderot, where a few homemade harmless missiles have landed, was once an Arab village called Najd, whose 600 Arab inhabitants were expelled by Israelis in 1948.

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  • Sderot, where your friends live and where a few homemade harmless missiles have landed, was once an Arab village called Najd, whose 600 Arab inhabitants were expelled by Israelis in

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  • It is built on the lands of a Palestinian village called Najd, which was ethnically cleansed by Jewish terrorists in May 1948, before Israel was declared a state

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  • It is built on the lands of a Palestinian village called Najd, which was ethnically cleansed by Jewish terrorists in May 1948, before Israel was declared a state and before any Arab armies entered Palestine.

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  • Sderot is built on the lands of a Palestinian village called Najd, which was ethnically cleansed by Jewish terrorists in May 1948.

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  • However, and from what I have seen, it seems that young Hjiazi men are embracing the new trend more than their counterparts in Najd, which is to be expected as people in the central area are more conservative.

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