Origin of minaret
OTHER WORDS FROM minaretmin·a·ret·ed, adjective
Words nearby minaret
How to use minaret in a sentence
In Linxia, Gansu province, a city once nicknamed Little Mecca, the elaborate dome and minarets of Tiejia mosque were demolished last year for seeming too “Arabic,” say locals, and the call to prayer forbidden as a “public nuisance.”How Beijing Is Redefining What It Means to Be Chinese, from Xinjiang to Inner Mongolia|CHARLIE CAMPBELL/SHANGHAI|July 12, 2021|Time
And of course, he was even spied on by the NSA under Project MINARET.Ava DuVernay on ‘Selma,’ the Racist Sony Emails, and Making Golden Globes History|Marlow Stern|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eventually Congress learned the NSA was also snooping on U.S. citizens through programs code named Minaret and Shamrock.Spy Chief James Clapper: We Can’t Stop Another Snowden|Eli Lake|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But, as with the claims for minaret building in Switzerland, more is being demanded by Muslims.
Over all rises the square, crescent-crowned minaret—no belfry, but a steeple where the chimes are rung by the human voice.
There was a minaret directly across the narrow street, so we had the call to prayer almost over our heads five times a day.Silver Chimes in Syria|W. S. Nelson
The minaret rises higher above the mosque than the steeple usually does above the church.Letters from Palestine|J. D. Paxton
By day, bathed in the hot rays of the sun, its tall minaret-like outline looks like a block of ice against the blue sky.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan|Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
Minaret and pinnaret, battlement and shuttle-door, it was a perfect drug-store, nobly planned.Ptomaine Street|Carolyn Wells