Definition of Omar khayyam

1. Noun. Persian poet and mathematician and astronomer whose poetry was popularized by Edward Fitzgerald's translation (1050-1123).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Omar Khayyam

Olyroos
Olyvia
Olza
Omagh
Omaha
Omaha hold 'em
Omahas
Oman
Omani
Omani Arabic
Omani monetary unit
Omani rial
Omanis
Omar
Omar Bradley
Omar Khayyam
Omar Nelson Bradley
Omayyad
Ombredanne
Omdurman
Omega-amidase
Omega Centauri
Omenn
Omenn's syndrome
Omid
Omiya
Omkaar
Ommaya
Ommiad

Literary usage of Omar khayyam

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1. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1901)
"Asquith on the "Philosophical Spirit of Omar," given at n dinner of the Omar Khayyam Club of London, ls:iS. — Book of Omar and Rubaiyat: being a book of ..."

2. The Contemporary Review (1876)
"0 and 1125 (the exact dates are not accurately known) there lived in Persia one omar khayyam, Khayyam being his ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"omar khayyam 1050 (?)-!! 23 (?) BY NATHAN HASKELL DOLE A reed-grown marshy plain at the foot of the Elbruz Mountains stands an ancient city of Khorassan. ..."

4. The English Catalogue of Books by Sampson Low (1901)
"omar khayyam—Stanzas. Trans, from Persian by John Leslie Garner. ... 99 Omar Khayyam, Side Lights on Fitzgerald's, Allan Concordance, Tutin, 8s. ..."

5. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1888)
"omar khayyam. EDWARD FITZGERALD'S version of the Rubaiyat of omar khayyam has won its way slowly but surely to such high favour, that it may well seem ..."

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