Nefud Desert

/neuh foohd"/
a desert in N Saudi Arabia: areas of reddish sand. ab. 50,000 sq. mi. (129,500 sq. km). Also called An Nafud, Nafud, Nefud, Nufud, Red Desert.

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  • Red Desert. — See Nefud Desert. * * * …   Universalium

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