Definition of Minaret. Meaning of Minaret. Synonyms of Minaret

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Definition of Minaret

Minaret
Minaret Min"a*ret, n. [Sp. minarete, Ar. man[=a]rat lamp, lantern, lighthouse, turret, fr. n[=a]r to shine.] (Arch.) A slender, lofty tower attached to a mosque and surrounded by one or more projecting balconies, from which the summon to prayer is cried by the muezzin.

Meaning of Minaret from wikipedia

- Minaret (/ˌmɪnəˈrɛt, ˈmɪnəˌrɛt/; Persian: مأذنة‎ mo'azzene, Azerbaijani: minarə, Turkish: minare, from Arabic: منارة‎ manarah) is a type of tower typically...
- eastern minaret—known as the "Minaret of Jesus"—was destro**** at the hands of as-Salih Ayyub while besieging as-Salih Ismail in 1245. The minaret was later...
- The Minaret of Jam is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in western Afghanistan. It is located in a remote and nearly inaccessible region of the Shahrak District...
- Mosque of Samarra was, for a time, the largest mosque in the world; its minaret, the Malwiya Tower, is a spiralling cone 52 metres (171 ft) high and 33...
- The Eger minaret (Hungarian: Egri minaret or Kethüda-minaret) is an Ottoman era minaret tower located in Eger city, northern Hungary. It is the most northern...
- The Qutb Minar, also spelled as Qutub Minar, is a minaret and "victory tower" that forms part of the Qutb complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the...
- A spiral minaret is a feature of: the Great Mosque of Samarra the Mosque with the Spiral Minaret (Burmalı Mescit Camii), Istanbul...
- "against the construction of minarets" was a successful po****r initiative in Switzerland to prevent the construction of minarets on mosques. In a November...
- The Kalyan minaret (Persian/Tajik: Minâra-i Kalân, Kalon Minor, Kalon Minaret) is a minaret of the Po-i-Kalyan mosque complex in Bukhara, Uzbekistan and...
- a list of the tallest minarets in the world. It ranks minarets by their height. The tallest minaret in the world is the minaret of the Djamaa el Djazaïr...
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