The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A province in the SW. of Arabia, bounded on the N. by Hedjaz, bordering on the Red Sea, and forming the Arabia Felix of the ancients; about 400 m. in length and 150 m. in breadth; it is a highly fertile region, and yields tropical and sub-tropical fruits, in particular coffee, dates, gums, spices, and wheat.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Yemen'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/y/yemen.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.