Definition of Rayahs
1. Noun. (plural of rayah) ¹
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Definition of Rayahs
1. rayah [n] - See also: rayah
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rayahs
ray of light
rayahs (current term)
Literary usage of Rayahs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Balkans: A Laboratory of History by William Milligan Sloane (1914)
"There was little interest as to the nationalities of The Creel the rayahs while Turkish rule was strong. They were nearly all Christians of the Byzantine ..."
2. The Balkans: A Laboratory of History by William Milligan Sloane (1914)
"There was little interest as to the nationalities of The Greek the rayahs while Turkish rule was strong. They were nearly all Christians of the Byzantine ..."
3. A Short History of the Near East: From the Founding of Constantinople (330 A by William Stearns Davis (1922)
"THE ARMY; THE JANISSARIES; THE CHRISTIAN rayahs THE ORGANIZATION OF THE OTTOMAN ARMIES Afar from the divan of the viziers and secretaries, ..."
4. The Leisure Hour edited by William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens (1876)
"It is more than doubtful whether the groat mas; of the Bulgarian rayahs left to themselves cherish any ..."
5. The Balkan Question: The Present Condition of the Balkans and of European by Luigi Villari (1905)
"... that in which the Christian Powers begin to take an active interest in the conditions and sufferings of the rayahs or Christian subjects of the Porte. ..."
6. Travels in Turkey, Egypt, Nubia, and Palestine, in 1824, 1825, 1826, and 1827 by Richard Robert Madden (1829)
"try of the Christian rayahs. That resource avails no longer, at least to any thing like the extent to which it once did. ..."
7. Through Bosnia and the Herzegóvina on Foot During the Insurrection, August by Arthur Evans (1876)
"... the Men of Nevesinje—Mas- Bacre of Sick rayahs by Native Mahometans hegins the War—Plan of Dervish Pasha's Campaign—Interview with the Governor-General, ..."
8. Travels in the Three Great Empires of Austria, Russia, and Turkey by Charles Boileau Elliott (1838)
"Despotic act. — Shereef pasha. — Syrian government. — Condition of Moslims and rayahs. — Estimate of Mohammed All's character. ..."