Other Forms FormsSaudi-Arabia
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 4/22/2017
From Arabic سُعُودِيّ (suʿūdiyy) referring to the House of Saud, the ruling royal family of Saudi Arabia (see Arabic SAUDIYYAH), combined with Greek Ἀραβία (Arabíā) referring to the Arabian Peninsula. This is the name of a country in Western Asia.