[ oh-mahr kahy-yahm, -yam, oh-mer ]
/ ˈoʊ mɑr kaɪˈyɑm, -ˈyæm, ˈoʊ mər /
died 1123?, Persian poet and mathematician.
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Definition for omar khayyám (2 of 2)
[ kahy-yahm, -yam ]
/ kaɪˈyɑm, -ˈyæm /
Omar. Omar Khayyám.
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British Dictionary definitions for omar khayyám (1 of 2)
/ (ˈəʊmɑː kaɪˈɑːm) /
?1050–?1123, Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer, noted for the Rubáiyát, a collection of quatrains, popularized in the West by Edward Fitzgerald's version (1859)
British Dictionary definitions for omar khayyám (2 of 2)
/ (kaɪˈɑːm) /
See Omar Khayyám
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Culture definitions for omar khayyám
[ (oh-mahr keye-ahm, keye-am) ]
A twelfth-century Persian poet; author of the “Rubáiyát.”
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