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khayyam (خيام) means tentmaker.
Omar Khayyám (1048-1131) was a Persian poet, mathematician, philosopher and astronomer.
Omar Khayyam or Khayyam may also refer to:
- Khayyam, Nishapur, village, site of 2004 Nishapur train disaster
- Khayyam, Kermanshah, former village, now borough of the city of Kermanshah
- Khayam Metro Station, station on Tehran Metro Line at Khayam Street
- Khayyam Expressway, an expressway in Esfahan
- Omar Khayyam Square, a city square in Nishapur
- Khayyam, Nineveh, village in Nineveh Province, Iraq
- Khayam, Saladin, village in Saladin Province, Iraq
- Omar Khayyam (crater), a lunar crater on the far side from the Earth
- Mohammed Zahur Khayyam (born 1927), commonly credited as 'Khayyam', Indian music composer
- Khayyam Mirzazade (born 1935), an Azerbaijani composer and professor
- Kerry Wendell Thornley (1938-1998), co-founder of Discordianism, who wrote as Omar Khayyam Ravenhurst
- Omar Khayam (protestor) (born 1983), British protester who dressed as a suicide bomber
Film, television and books
- Omar Khayyam (film), 1957 film in color with Cornel Wilde as Omar Khayyam
- Omar Khaiyyam , 1946 Bollywood film
- Omar the Tentmaker (film), 1922 film directed by James Young and featuring Boris Karloff
- The Omar Khayyam Show, Spike Milligan's BBC remake of his ABC series, The Idiot Weekly
- Omar Khayyam (horse) (1914–1938), British-born thoroughbred racehorse
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