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minah

[ mee-nah ]
/ ˈmi nɑ /
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noun Indian Architecture.

a memorial tower, as a stamba.

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Origin of minah

<Hindi mīnār, apocopated variant of mīnāra;see minaret
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  • Every magpie, minah, and wattle-bird within a mile joins in the clamour.

    The Book of the Bush|George Dunderdale
  • The Indian minah, after becoming common, is said to be retreating before the English starling.

    The Long White Cloud|William Pember Reeves
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