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minaret

noun [C] uk   /ˌmɪn.əˈret/ us  
a tall, thin tower on or near a mosque (= a Muslim holy building) from which Muslims are called to pray
Translations of “minaret”
in Spanish alminar, minarete…
in French minaret…
in German das Minarett…
in Chinese (Traditional) (清真寺的)宣禮塔…
in Chinese (Simplified) (清真寺的)宣礼塔…
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