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[oh-mahr] /ˈoʊ mɑr/
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There they need the warning of Omar emphasized to “waste not their hour.”

  • Clarence Cook was one of the critics of his Omar who offended him.

    Nights Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • Omar himself did not die till 917, some years after Abdallah's death.

  • The dagger which was to act as a passport was sticking in Omar's girdle.

  • He let the Omar fall idly into his lap, and gave himself up to listening to Belden's reading.

    Cape of Storms Percival Pollard
British Dictionary definitions for Omar


died 644 ad, the second caliph of Islam (634–44). During his reign Islamic armies conquered Syria and Mesopotamia: murdered
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Omar in the Bible

eloquent, the son of Eliphaz, who was Esau's eldest son (Gen. 36:11-15).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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