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ˈmɪər əbmihrab

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mihrabnoun

    (Islam) a design in the shape of niche in a Muslim prayer rug; during worship the niche must be pointed toward Mecca

  2. mihrabnoun

    (Islam) a niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the direction of Mecca

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  1. mihrabnoun

    a niche in a mosque, that indicates the qibla (direction of Mecca), and into which the imam prays

  2. mihrabnoun

    a design in a Muslim prayer mat with the same function

Wikipedia

  1. Mihrab

    Mihrab (Arabic: محراب, miḥrāb, pl. محاريب maḥārīb) is a niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the qibla, the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca towards which Muslims should face when praying. The wall in which a mihrab appears is thus the "qibla wall". The minbar, which is the raised platform from which an imam (leader of prayer) addresses the congregation, is located to the right of the mihrab.

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  1. mihrab

    A mihrab is a special niche or cavity in the wall of a mosque, specifically the one that indicates the qibla, or direction of the Kaaba in Mecca, which Muslims face during prayers. It is often ornately decorated and is considered an important architectural element in Islamic mosques.

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  1. Mihrab

    Mihrab is a semicircular niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the qibla; that is, the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca and hence the direction that Muslims should face when praying. The wall in which a mihrab appears is thus the "qibla wall." Mihrabs should not be confused with the minbar, which is the raised platform from which an Imam addresses the congregation.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mihrab in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mihrab in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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