- n. Plural form of Ra.
“Mr. ISSA: (Through translator) There are no hospitals in Ras Khamis.”
“LOURDES GARCIA-NAVARRO: It's afternoon in Ras Khamis in east Jerusalem, and Palestinian schoolchildren carefully walk through two sets of rotating metal doors between an Israeli checkpoint and a watchtower.”
“I daresay that Ras is a bit of an outlier, and that it is not we who are cherry-picking.”
“In honour of my father, I want the constitution on the succession in Ras al-Khaimah to be honoured where the whole family and tribes decide the succession," he said.”
“The word Ras (head) is applied to them as to the brute species; and a man is said to possess ten Ras Raghig (ﻖﻴﻏﺭ), or ten head of slaves, in the same manner as he would be said to possess fifty Ras Ghanam, or head of sheep.”
“These words roused some recollection in Rasâlu's mind, and when, just at this moment, the kitten in his pocket began to struggle, he remembered the warning which the corpse had given him about the dice made from dead men's bones.”
“As he was passing the gate on his way back to his camp, he called the Ras and told him,”
“Acre, one known as the Ras-el-Abiad or "White Headland," and the other as the Ras-en-Nakura.”
“Introduction to Rasselas, p. xxxi (Sampson Low and Co.), says: ” 'The word Ras, which is common to the Amharic, Arabic, and Hebrew tongues, signifies a head, and hence a prince, chief, or captain ....”
“MAKGABO: And just so that you know, the Rastafarian religion got its name from Haile Selassie, who was known as Ras, meaning "prince," and Tafari was his name.”
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