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Meaning of Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, The*

Ru'bái•yát of O'mar Khayyám' The

Pronunciation: (r'bī-yät", -bē-), [key]
— n.
  1. a free translation (first published in 1859) by Edward FitzGerald of a group of quatrains by the Persian poet Omar Khayyám.
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