Rais

[ res; French res ]
/ rɛs; French rɛs /

noun

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Definition for rais (2 of 2)

rai
[ rahy ]
/ raɪ /

noun

a style of Algerian popular music played on electric guitar, synthesizer, and percussion instruments.

Origin of rai

First recorded in 1985–90; of undetermined orig.
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British Dictionary definitions for rais (1 of 2)

Rais

Retz

/ (French res) /

noun

Gilles de (ʒil də). 1404–40, French nobleman who fought with Joan of Arc: marshal of France (1429–40). He was executed for the torture and murder of more than 140 children

British Dictionary definitions for rais (2 of 2)

rai
/ (raɪ) /

noun

a type of Algerian popular music based on traditional Algerian music influenced by modern Western pop

Word Origin for rai

C20: Arabic, literally: opinion
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