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Definition of Minaret

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tall tower with a balcony that is attached to a Muslim mosque from which the people are called to prayer
Minaret Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
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.
  
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minaret
\min"a*ret\ (?), n. [sp. minarete, ar. manārat lamp, lantern, lighthouse, turret, fr. nār 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.

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WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. slender tower with balconies
(hypernym) tower
(part-holonym) mosque, masjid, musjid
Minaret Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
A minaret (; , ,), from , also known as Goldaste "lighthouse", is a distinctive architectural structure akin to a tower and typically found adjacent to mosques. Generally a tall spire with a conical or onion-shaped crown, usually either free-standing or taller than associated support structure. The basic form of a minaret includes a base, shaft, and gallery. Styles vary regionally and by period. Minarets provide a visual focal point and are traditionally used for the Muslim call to prayer.

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Minaret Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of religious terms
A tower located beside a Mosque. It is often used to call Muslims to prayer.
Official Islam Glossary for Introduction to Religion
The minaret is a tower attached to a mosque from which the muezzin issues the call to prayer (the adhan ). Although the tower can be any shape, it is typically round.