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adhan

noun
  1. Islam a call to prayer
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Word Origin

changed from Arabic adhān, literally: announcement
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Historical Examples

  • It was the adhan, the cry of the muezzins in the minarets of Lucera's mosques.

    The Saracen: Land of the Infidel

    Robert Shea