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  1. 1489?–1587, Turkish architect, especially of mosques.
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Examples from the Web for sinan

Historical Examples

  • This mosque, designed by Sinan, an Armenian architect, is still quite perfect.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4


  • It was built by Sinan; but it would seem that he was throughout ordered to copy S. Sophia.


    William Holden Hutton

  • The 17th to Sinan, fourteen coss, which is an ancient city, where they manufacture great store of cottons.

  • Full of wrath Malek-es-Saleh wrote a letter to the sheikh Sinan filled with the bitterest reproaches.

  • The credit of Sinan vanished at once, and those who had just been adoring the god now threatened to take the life of the impostor.