'ANIZAH
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عنزه

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Singular 'Anizi عنزي: there is also a plural 'Anūz عنوز: a great Arab tribe of Northern and Central Arabia.

Distribution.—Their original seat is believed to have been a little to the north of Madīnah on the water-shed between the Red Sea and the basin of Wādi-ar- Rummah , but the Dīrah of their Bedouins now extends from Qasīm and Madīnah on the south to the Haurān in Syria on the north, while on the east it reaches to the main route between Hāil and Najaf and, further north, to the Euphrates valley. Some of the Bedouin 'Anizah occupy the neigh…

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“'ANIZAH”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 25 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_040040>
First published online: 2015



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