But, as with the claims for minaret building in Switzerland, more is being demanded by Muslims.
But what lamp can shine in the face of, the sun, or what minaret can be called high at the foot of the mountain of Alwend?
Seldom had he looked at a minaret without thinking of prayer.
It tints minaret after minaret, dome after dome, house after house.
The minaret, I may here remark, is to the mosques what a steeple is to the church.
Did her father mean to ask her if she could feel the mooddin in his minaret far above them?
One minaret of Byzantine design we passed on our way to the town.
On the minaret of the Mosque appears the priest, a venerable white bearded man.
Like the muezzin on his minaret, the elegist calls to prayer.
The tower is evidently a minaret, as it is built in the purest Saracenic style, and is surrounded by the ruins of a mosque.
1680s, from French minaret, from Turkish minare "a minaret," from Arabic manarah, manarat "lamp, lighthouse, minaret," related to manar "candlestick," derivative of nar "fire;" cf. Hebrew ner "lamp" (see menorah).