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Definition of the noun RIAD

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  1. A traditional Moroccan house or palace with an interior garden.


  1. Riad a.k.a. Riad Galayini is an actress, film director and film producer.
  2. Riad a.k.a. Riad Karin is a film art director.

There are other people with in their name, like Riad Nasr, Wael Riad, Tamer Riad, Ashraf Riad, Riad Erraji, Riad Higazy, Hussein Riad, Mahmoud Riad, Riad Al Solh and many others.


  1. Riad is a fictional character in 2005 film Zozo.
  2. Riad is a fictional character from the 1964 film Samson in King Solomon's Mines.
  3. Riad is a fictional character from the 2008 short film Roads.
  4. Riad is a fictional character from the 2012 A Man of Honor film.


Riad a.k.a. Moroccan riad: A riad is a traditional Moroccan house or palace with an interior garden or courtyard. The word riad comes from the Arabian term for garden, "ryad". The ancient Roman city of Volubilis provides a reference for the beginnings of riad architecture during the rule of the Idrisid Dynasty. An important design concern was Islamic notions of privacy for women inside residential gardens.

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Google previewThe Heart in My Head (2014)

by Roxanne M.

A riad is a place to see without being seen. Derived from the Arabic word for garden, a riad is a traditional Moroccan home where peace and privacy are paramount. Our one-bedroom riad was a perfect expression of attention to 152 ...

Google previewMorocco (2009)

by Walter Simmons

sahba sah-BAH Daily Life Daily Life A riad is a traditional Moroccan.

Google previewEntre Amis (2012)

by Michael Oates, Larbi Oukada

REPÈRES Le riad A riad is a type of traditional house found in the old quarter, or medina, in North African cities. Closed oflto the outside world and built around an interior courtyard, Riads have in general two or three stories. The kitchen ...

Google previewSoftware Reuse in the Emerging Cloud Computing Era (2012)

by Yang, Hongji

Riad is a Professor and a Head of the Department of Information Systems in ...

Google previewPerformative Inter-Actions in African Theatre 2 (2014)

Innovation, Creativity and Social Change by Kene Igweonu, Osita Okagbue

A riad is a traditional Moroccan home in the city centre (medina). It is usually arranged over several floors, with a small open ...

Google previewInformation and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2017 (2017)

Proceedings of the International Conference in Rome, Italy, January 24-26, 2017 by Roland Schegg, Brigitte Stangl

(A riad is an ornately decorated traditional house, most of these buildings have been converted into guest houses), hotels or restaurants in Marrakech or of rural guest houses around Marrakech. The article includes a description of the ...

Google previewThe Rough Guide to Morocco (2010)

by Daniel Jacobs

Strictly speaking, a riad is a house built around a patio garden – in fact, the word riad correctly refers to the garden rather than the house – while maison d'hôte is French for “guest house”. The two terms are both used, to some extent ...

Google previewFinance and Development, September 2011 (2011)

by International Monetary Fund

Richard Harmsen is a Deputy Division Chief in the IMF's African Department, and Nagwa Riad is a Senior Economist in the IMF's Strategy, Policy, and Review Department. This article is based on a June 2011IMFpaper, “Changing Patterns ...

Google previewDictionary of Islamic Architecture (2002)

by Andrew Petersen


Google previewDictionary of African Filmmakers (2008)

by Roy Armes

Voie (Mohamed Slim Riad) 1969 Opium and the Stick / L'Opium et le bâton ( Ahmed Rachedi) The Outlaws / Les Hors-la-loi (Tewfik Fares) Stories of the Revolution / Histoires de la révolution (collective) 1971 Tahiaya Didou ( Mohamed Zinet) ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

was practically restricted to the neighborhood of the city El Riad.

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary, Containing Upwards of Twenty Thousand Words that Never Appeared in Any Former Irish Lexicon: with Copious Quotations from the Most Esteemed Ancient and Modern Writers, to Elucidate the Meaning of Obscure Words and Numerous Comparisons ... ; to which is Annexed, a Compendious Irish Grammar. By Edward O'Reilly (1821)

they came крае, riad, s. interest - кiae, riadh, s. running, racing, a course . крае, riadh, s. correction, chastisement, taming, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Arab and Islamic Organizations (2001)

by Frank Clements

Rayyes, Riad El-, and Dunia ...

Google previewA Family Encyclopaedia (1831)

Or, An Explanation of Words and Things Connected with All the Arts and Sciences ... by George Crabb

*RIAD. (in Music.) The common chord, consisting of the third, fifth, and eighth. TRIAL. The examination of causes before a proper judge, which, as regards matters of fact, are to be tried by a jury, as regards matters of law by the judge, and as ...

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