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a district in SW Saudi Arabia.
Historical Examples

Asir might suit the naturalist or explorer who could adapt himself to his environment and respect local prejudice.
Pan-Islam George Wyman Bury

What we call a heathen is one who worships the old gods–the Asir.
King Alfred’s Viking Charles W. Whistler

There are those among you who know that the Asir were your forefathers.
A Sea Queen’s Sailing Charles Whistler

I know this, that had he scoffed at the Asir, I had listened to Neot not at all.
King Alfred’s Viking Charles W. Whistler

Farther north, in Asir, the plateau is more mountainous and contains many fertile valleys.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3 Various

It was the ancient way, and a wonderful one–the way of the Asir with the dead Baldur.
A Sea Queen’s Sailing Charles Whistler

South of the Hejaz lies that rather vague area known as Asir.
Pan-Islam George Wyman Bury

Thus was Odin the sun; and his companions, the other Asir, were more or less sun attributes.
The Grotesque in Church Art T. Tindall Wildridge

Alsi grows white at this and trembles, for he minds the wondrous ring and the names of the Asir, but he asks for more certainty.
Havelok The Dane Charles Whistler

It is true, then, that you have left the Asir to follow the way of the thralls, led aside by that Welshman you have with you?
A Prince of Cornwall Charles W. Whistler

a region of SW Saudi Arabia, in the Southern Province on the Red Sea: under Turkish rule until 1933. Area: 81 000 sq km (31 000 sq miles)


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