or Om·mi·ad, U·may·yad
noun, plural O·may·yads, O·may·ya·des [oh-mahy-uh-deez] /oʊˈmaɪ əˌdiz/.
Examples from the Web for umayyad
Contemporary Examples of umayyad
“Palmyra, Krac des Chevaliers, Afamia, the Umayyad Mosque—I took them everywhere,” he said, speaking to me in English.Local Truces Are Syria’s Sad Little Pieces of Peace
November 18, 2014
Historical Examples of umayyad
The Umayyads, with a single exception, were The Umayyad dynasty.
With his death, however, the decline of the Umayyad dynasty began.
Von Kremer, however, traces their origin to the theological controversies of the Umayyad period.The Development of Metaphysics in Persia
noun plural -yads or -yades (-əˌdiːz) or -ads or -ades (-əˌdiːz)
"member of a Muslim dynasty which ruled the Caliphate 661-750 C.E. and in 756 C.E. founded an emirate in Spain," 1758, from Arabic, from Umayya, proper name of an ancestor of Muhammad from whom the dynasty claimed descent.