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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.
The minaret rises higher above the mosque than the steeple usually does above the church.
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 HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
Minaret and pinnaret, battlement and shuttle-door, it was a perfect drug-store, nobly planned.
PTOMAINE STREETCAROLYN WELLS
And then it had positively fallen towards the minaret till one could see the figures on her main gallery.
THE GREAT AIRSHIP.F. S. BRERETON
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?
The cry from the minaret now warns him that it is the hour for mid-day prayer.
The minaret, now called the Giralda, is certainly one of the most ancient buildings in the city.
THE STORY OF SEVILLEWALTER M. GALLICHAN
Probably the minaret served the double purpose of praying-tower and astronomical outlook.
THE STORY OF SEVILLEWALTER M. GALLICHAN

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lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION