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See definition of minaret on Dictionary.com
  • as inbelfry
  • as incolumn
  • as insteeple
  • as intower
  • as inturret

synonyms for minaret

  • campanile
  • carillon
  • cupola
  • dome
  • head
  • spire
  • steeple
  • turret
  • bell tower
  • clocher
  • monument
  • brace
  • buttress
  • caryatid
  • colonnade
  • cylinder
  • mast
  • monolith
  • obelisk
  • pedestal
  • peristyle
  • pier
  • pilaster
  • post
  • prop
  • pylon
  • shaft
  • standard
  • stay
  • stele
  • support
  • totem
  • tower
  • upright
  • underpinning
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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 MONGOLIACHARLIE CAMPBELL/SHANGHAIJULY 12, 2021TIME
Over all rises the square, crescent-crowned minaret—no belfry, but a steeple where the chimes are rung by the human voice.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOLUME 11, NO. 24, MARCH, 1873VARIOUS
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 SYRIAW. S. NELSON
The minaret rises higher above the mosque than the steeple usually does above the church.
LETTERS FROM PALESTINEJ. 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 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 ADVENTURES OF HAJJI BABA OF ISPAHANJAMES MORIER
The cry from the minaret now warns him that it is the hour for mid-day prayer.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, V. 3, NUMBER 18VARIOUS
The minaret, now called the Giralda, is certainly one of the most ancient buildings in the city.
THE STORY OF SEVILLEWALTER M. GALLICHAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MINARET

  • bell tower
  • campanile
  • carillon
  • clocher
  • cupola
  • dome
  • head
  • minaret
  • spire
  • steeple
  • turret
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