flying carpet


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Noun1.flying carpet - (Asian folktale) an imaginary carpet that will fly people anywhere they wish to goflying carpet - (Asian folktale) an imaginary carpet that will fly people anywhere they wish to go
carpet, carpeting, rug - floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
folk tale, folktale - a tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
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The author of the Arabian Nights fantasies had conceived of a flying carpet, but neither he nor any one else had conceived of flying conversation.
Enchanted Entertainment will be bringing 53 spellbinding performances of Aladdin to the Tyne Theatre with the pantomime featuring a fantastic live band, an amazing flying carpet and be packed with a host of top stars, including X Factor star Marcus as the Genie and the return of hilarious panto comic Charlie Richmond as Aladdin's silly brother Wishee Washee.
A unique culinary journey will take place in both Flying Carpet restaurant and Flavours, with a rich brunch for the first two days of Eid Al Adha at QR220 and QR185 respectively.
TV producer and filmmaker Samina Aslam of the Flying Carpet Company in collaboration with Alliance de Francaise featured him in a program called "Unforgettable Melodies by Alamgir" and the performance was really unforgettable.
In the role originally played by Robin Williams, Will Smith fires up his charisma as the genie of the lamp, and as Aladdin, Mena Massoud is game for the thankless task of playing the straight man to not just Smith, but a flying carpet and an adorable monkey.
Yes, after several years watching Viscorisis and Sir Humperdink Elmatados breathe fire in competition with dragons the size of the Kelpies while Dame Master Mantadoodly rode through the ancient village of Duffadolzo on a flying carpet made of unicorn hair, they started to find it was all becoming a tad unrealistic.
Mena Massoud is earnest and endearing as Aladdin, and is game for the thankless task of playing the straight man to not just Smith and the rest of the cast, but a flying carpet and an adorable monkey, Abu.
"We have a magical flying carpet, which is rather spectacular and have also introduced a fantastic 3D element, so the audience can feel like part of the production."
The series of concerts in Egypt comes after Cairo Steps were awarded the "Jazz Music Award" in Germany for the album "Flying Carpet" together with "Quadro Nuevo".
In the present, Daniel and Ellie search for the Emporium with the help of a flying carpet and numerous magical people, including Peg, the caretaker of a power island, and Mort Folio, a bookkeeper.
Fairmont Dubai has installed a flying carpet centrepiece in its hotel lobby for the Holy Month.