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Ray Definition

Ancient city, Media. It was formerly one of the great cities of Iran; its ruins are at modern Rey, near Tehran. Settlement there dates from the 3rd millennium B.C. Under the Sassanid dynasty (3rd–7th centuries AD), it was a centre of Zoroastrianism. It was captured by the Muslims in AD 641. It grew in importance until the 12th century, when it was weakened by religious conflicts. In 1220 it was destroyed by the Mongols, and its inhabitants were massacred. It was famous for its decorated silks and for ceramics. The Abbasi caliph Harun al-Rashid, memorialized in The Thousand and One Nights, was born there с 765. The only remaining architectural features are two towers. (Wikipedia) - Ray
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Ray may refer to:

  • 1 Arts and entertainment
    • 1.1 Music
  • 2 People
  • 3 Places
  • 4 Science and mathematics
    • 4.1 Biology
  • 5 Sport
  • 6 Transport
  • 7 Other uses
  • 8 See also
Arts and entertainment
  • Ray (art journal), a British little magazine
  • Ray (comics), a DC Comics character
  • Ray (manga), a manga about a female doctor with X-ray vision
  • Ray, a protagonist in Ray the Animation, a science fiction anime television series
  • Ray (film), a 2004 film biography of singer Ray Charles
  • The Rays, an American musical group active in the 1950s
  • Ray (Frazier Chorus album)
  • Ray (L''Arc-en-Ciel album)
  • Rays (Michael Nesmith album)
  • Ray (soundtrack), a soundtrack of the film Ray
  • Ray (EP), an album by Panic Channel
  • "Ray" (song), a song by Millencolin
  • Ray or re, the second scale degree in solfege
  • Ray (surname)
  • Ray (given name)
  • Raymond or Ray, a given name
  • Ray (musician) (born 1990), Japanese singer
Places Iran United States
  • Ray, Alabama
  • Ray, Arizona
  • Ray, Indiana and Michigan, Steuben and Branch counties
  • Ray Township, Michigan, Macomb County
  • Ray, Minnesota
  • Ray County, Missouri
  • Ray, North Dakota
Other countries
  • Ray Mountain, a Canadian volcano
  • River Ray, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, England, UK
  • River Ray, Wiltshire, England, UK
  • Ray, a Cambodian village in Ke Chong
Science and mathematics
  • Ray (geometry), a part of a line which is finite in one direction
  • Ray (graph theory), an infinite sequence of vertices such that each vertex appears at most once in the sequence and each two consecutive vertices in the sequence are the two endpoints of an edge in the graph
  • Ray (optics), an idealized narrow beam of light
  • Ray (quantum theory), an equivalence class of state-vectors representing the same state.
  • Ray (fish), a superorder of cartilaginous fishes
  • Ray (fish fin anatomy), a bony or horny spine in the fin of a fish
  • Tampa Bay Rays, a Major League Baseball team
  • Ray (wrestler), Hong Kong professional wrestler
  • Rays Engineering, a Japanese automotive wheel manufacturer
  • Kia Ray, a prototype or concept car
  • USS Ray, a U.S. Navy vessel
Other uses
  • Rays Linux or Sunwah Linux
  • Raha-automaattiyhdistys, a Finnish gambling service provider

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