maksoorah

   (mahk-SOO-rah) [Arabic] In a mosque, the ornamental screen, partition, or wooden box that encloses a space set apart for prayer or for a tomb. Also written maqsurah.

Dictionary of foreign words and phrases. . 2012.

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  • maksoorah — /mahk soor euh/, n. (in a mosque) a screen or partition enclosing an area for prayer or a tomb. [ < Ar maqsurah] * * * …   Universalium

  • maksoorah — /mahk soor euh/, n. (in a mosque) a screen or partition enclosing an area for prayer or a tomb. [ < Ar maqsurah] …   Useful english dictionary

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