from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as muezzin.
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- n. the Muslim official of a mosque who summons the faithful to prayer from a minaret five times a day
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The well-respected muazzin Abu Saif and another civilian were executed in public.
Mamul Islam, headmaster of Amjhupi High School, and Imdadul Haque, a local muazzin, said the villagers got infuriated when the six youths tried to incite them to violence in the name of religion.
"Imagine being raised with a father who was a muazzin (sic), one who went to the minaret and did the call to prayer.
The loud Arab weddings and nightly prayers by the muazzin [over a powerful loudspeaker] at 4: 30 AM disturb our sleep every night. "