(Saud ibn Abdul-Aziz), 1901?–69, king of Saudi Arabia 1953–64 (son of ibn-Saud and brother of Faisal).
Abdul-Aziz ibn-
[ahb-doo l-ah-zeez ib-uh n] /ɑbˈdʊl ɑˈziz ˈɪb ən/ (Show IPA), .
Contemporary Examples

Since the death of ibn Saud in 1953, succession has moved only among his sons.
With Prince Muqrin’s Appointment, Saudi Succession Crisis Looms Bruce Riedel February 2, 2013

The House of Saud built its Arabian empire on the basis of ruthless holy warfare—and on being very nice to those who surrendered.
Rehab the Terrorists…With Love Robert Lacey May 20, 2009

For the House of Saud, the winter of Arab discontent has been unsettling so far as friends fall in waves.
Why the Saudi Royals are Scared Bruce Riedel March 7, 2011

Fahd recognized only too well the essential contradictions in the relationship between the Land of the Free and the House of Saud.
Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Saudi Arabia’s Gatsby, Master Spy Christopher Dickey November 15, 2013

The answer I have come to is survival—survival of the state and survival of the House of Saud.
Saudi Arabia: Friend or Foe? Senator Bob Graham July 10, 2011

To be sure, softer words along similar lines had come privately from Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal.
Saudi Fears and Mysteries Leslie H. Gelb October 23, 2013

In On Saudi Arabia, journalist Karen Elliott House describes the odd silence that seems to surround the House of Saud.
Will Saudi Arabia Execute Guest Workers for ‘Witchcraft’? Michael Schulson March 28, 2014

To complicate matters, the House of Saud is in the midst of change itself.
Bahrain Uprising: High Stakes for the U.S. Bruce Riedel February 18, 2011

Historical Examples

Having consolidated the Nejd, Saud was now ready to undertake the greater task of subduing and purifying the Moslem world.
The New World of Islam Lothrop Stoddard

When he died in 1787 his disciple, Saud, proved a worthy successor.
The New World of Islam Lothrop Stoddard

full name Saud ibn Abdul-Aziz. 1902–69, king of Saudi Arabia (1953–64); son of Ibn Saud. He was deposed by his brother Faisal


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