Definition of muezzin
: a Muslim crier who calls the hour of daily prayers
Recent Examples of muezzin from the Web
And Norman Sider, a 49-year member of the Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation, was reminded by the sound of the call to prayer to the streets in Israel where the muezzin's calls were heard over loudspeakers.
Visitors looking for a minaret or trying to follow the call of the muezzin will search in vain.
Muezzin calls to Muslim prayer echo off the surrounding hills.
Designed by Berlin artist Oliver Sturm, the former photo booth offers a vast variety of prayers, including the Christian Lord's Prayer, the Jewish Shma Israel and the Islamic muezzin's call to prayer.
Designed by Berlin artist Oliver Sturm, the former photo booth offers a vast variety of prayers, including the Christian Lord’s Prayer, the Jewish Shma Israel and the Islamic muezzin’s call to prayer.
One recent chilly morning outside the mosque, the muezzin’s rising call filled the air.
As Lichtenberg walks off toward the hospital, the drone of the muezzin’s call to prayer crackles and hisses over a loudspeaker.
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Origin and Etymology of muezzin
ultimately from Arabic mu'adhdhin
First Known Use: 1585See Words from the same year
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