joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia located in the central oasis; largest city in Saudi Arabia
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Mecca
Part Holonyms: ↑Saudi Arabia, ↑Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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