Definition of riad in English:

riad

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Pronunciation: /ˈriːad/

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noun

  • (In Morocco) a large traditional house built around a central courtyard, often converted into a hotel.

Origin

Arabic riyāḍ, riad, literally 'gardens', plural of rawḍa 'garden'.

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