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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Islam) A niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the direction of Mecca.

Usage examples (28)
  • The "mihrab" designed above reflecting pool as a foreground of the inner-wall and yet to give the sense of floating to the "imam".
  • A mihrab, minbar, and four minarets were constructed over time.
  • The mihrab, or niche, where worshippers turned toward Mecca, the pulpit, and the tribunal were also features of the edifice.
  • The transept toward the east was deeper than the others, forming the niche for prayer; it was also furnished with the usual mihrab, pulpit, and tribunal. for more
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