minareted


minareted
min·a·ret·ed

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  • minareted — ed.ə̇d adjective : having or characterized by minarets the great minareted … mosque Robert Sherrod fanciful cities, bright colored and mildly minareted R.M.Coates …   Useful english dictionary

  • minaret — minareted, adj. /min euh ret , min euh ret /, n. a lofty, often slender, tower or turret attached to a mosque, surrounded by or furnished with one or more balconies, from which the muezzin calls the people to prayer. [1675 85; < F minaret, Sp… …   Universalium

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  • Ibb — ▪ Yemen       city, southwestern Yemen, lying in the Yemen Highlands on a spur of the rugged Mount Shamāḥī, at 6,725 feet (2,050 metres) above sea level. The city s origins, according to Arab myth, date to biblical times. The area became… …   Universalium

  • minaret — [ mɪnərɛt, ˌmɪnə rɛt] noun a slender tower, especially that of a mosque, with a balcony from which a muezzin calls Muslims to prayer. Derivatives minareted adjective Origin C17: from Fr., or from Sp. minarete, Ital. minaretto, via Turk. from Arab …   English new terms dictionary

  • minaret — n. a slender turret connected with a mosque and having a balcony from which the muezzin calls at hours of prayer. Derivatives: minareted adj. Etymology: F minaret or Sp. minarete f. Turk. minare f. Arab. manar(a) lighthouse, minaret f. nar fire,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • min|a|ret|ted — min|a|ret|ed or min|a|ret|ted «MIHN uh REHT ihd, MIHN uh REHT », adjective. having a minaret or minarets: »a minareted mosque …   Useful english dictionary

  • min|a|ret|ed — or min|a|ret|ted «MIHN uh REHT ihd, MIHN uh REHT », adjective. having a minaret or minarets: »a minareted mosque …   Useful english dictionary


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