from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as muezzin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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.

    Think Progress

  • 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.

    The Daily Star

  • "Imagine being raised with a father who was a muazzin (sic), one who went to the minaret and did the call to prayer.

    Grace and Truth to You

  • The loud Arab weddings and nightly prayers by the muazzin [over a powerful loudspeaker] at 4: 30 AM disturb our sleep every night. "

    Elder of Ziyon


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