Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Moslem arch., a lighthouse; a tower; a minaret.
“Eleven miles from the city are found splendid ruins which are crowned by the celebrated tower known as Kutab-minar, which is another of the most ancient and interesting monuments of India.”
“Moon at Lotus Temple, DELHI humayun tomb moonrise moon at Qutub summer triangle at qutub complex summer triangle at Qutub minar complex auriga the pleiades and the hyades”
“From l98l-l984, he taught political science at the U.S. Naval Academy; in l99l-l992 he was a senior fellow at Harvard University's Center for International Affairs; and l997-l998 a member of the S.ate Department's fortieth S.nior S.minar.”
“His Departmental tours of duty have included assignments to the Bureaus of Intelligence and Research and Personnel, as well as to the U.S. Army War College and the S.nior Executive S.minar.”
“Dr. Kruzel, a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy with a Ph.D. from Harvard, taught political science at Duke University and was director of the Duke-North Carolina International S.curity S.minar for four years.”
“Naab, with mosque, minar, and a fine old house all tumbling into ruins.”
“After a little while, the hawk pounced down, and was just about to give the minar a blow and a grip, when the snake suddenly lifted his head, raised his hood, and hissed.”
“A minar was chased by a small hawk, and, in despair, came and perched itself on the top of a most lofty tomb at which I was at work.”
“The ice-house, which we had passed on the way, stood prominent to the north by north-west and also the pillar, the _minar_ of Mil-i-Zaidan.”
“Zaidan, and that this _minar_ rises above buried habitations, there can be little doubt, for all along the several miles of intervening sandy stretch the earth is covered with debris, ruins and fragments of tiles, bricks, &c., &c., showing the remains of a great city.”
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