Noun(1) slender tower with balconies
(1) One of the best shots in the film is of a church spire which pans up to reveal the minaret of the mosque just behind.(2) The slender minaret of a mosque and the spires of churches rise in sharp relief over the flat roofs of the homes.(3) They are summoned to prayer by the call of a muezzin issuing from the minarets of the many mosques that dot the Palestinian skyline.(4) Her book on Sinan is a complete contrast to the countless coffee table books with stunning photographs of domed mosques and pointed minarets .(5) Before a panorama of the city of Constantinople, a lengthy procession winds its way toward the minareted Fatih Mosque on the left horizon.(6) I think the only other mosque with six minarets is the one at Mecca.(7) There are no pinnacled heights, no stratified, minareted walls, no precipiced cirques and glacier-shrouded peaks.(8) Mosul University library, with its rare manuscripts, was also sacked, despite appeals blared from the mosque minarets to the people to stop destroying their city, the Arab TV network al-Jazeera reported.(9) It is the top road running from one end of Kas to the other, from the double minareted mosque, down to small pebble beach.(10) It is also seen in the style of some mosques and minarets with their slim and ornate shapes, as well as in public buildings such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in Qurm.(11) The plaques bearing Quranic calligraphy in homes, canopied gravestones, the call of the muezzins arising out of the pencilled minarets of the mosque further confirm it.(12) During the Samanid period, baked brick was used in the construction of mosques, minarets , and mausoleums; calligraphic inscriptions were used to decorate walls.(13) Mosques typically include domes and minarets; minarets are used for the call to prayer, and domes signal a place of prayer and Islamic education.(14) Throughout the gently crumbling souks, which offer gold jewellery, striped silk wedding shawls and carefully worked metal trays and giant crescent ornaments for mosque minarets , we are surprised at the lack of attention paid to us.(15) Almost every child grew up in an environment that included the call to prayer from the minarets of the mosques and the ringing of the church bells from church steeples.(16) At first it seems that the opposition was based on two major issues: parking and traffic; and the noise from Azaan, the call to prayer that rings out five times a day from the minarets of mosques.
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