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O·mar Khay·yám(ō′mär kī-yäm′, -ăm′) 1050?-1123?
Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer known for his collection of quatrains The Rubáiyat of Omar Khayyám, translated by Edward FitzGerald (1859).
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Omar Khayyám(ˈəʊmɑː kaɪˈɑːm)
(Biography) ?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)
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O•mar Khay•yám(ˈoʊ mɑr kaɪˈyɑm, -ˈyæm, ˈoʊ mər)
died 1123?, Persian poet and mathematician.
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|Noun||1.||Omar Khayyam - Persian poet and mathematician and astronomer whose poetry was popularized by Edward Fitzgerald's translation (1050-1123)|
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