minster minster  /ˈmɪn stər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of certain cathedrals and large churches; originally connected to a monastery

Usage(s):

  1. After the York Minster blaze, Jenkins' detractors lost no time in claiming that their views had been vindicated.
  2. Last Wednesday the minster's doors were reopened to tourists2 million visit the cathedral every yearand many left donations.
  3. By doing so, says Badie Izzat, defense counsel for former Iraqi deputy prime minster Tariq Aziz, Saddam tacitly accepted the court's legitimacy.

News

  1. Iran's Interior Minster: First official election returns show Hasan Rowhani with strong lead

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Interior Minster: First official election returns show Hasan Rowhani with strong lead .        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. Iran's Interior Minster: First official election returns show Hasan Rowhani with strong lead - Quincy Herald-Whig ...

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's Interior Minster: First official election returns show Hasan Rowhani with strong lead .
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  3. News where, when and how you want it

    Iran's Interior Minster: First official election returns show Hasan Rowhani with strong lead .
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

Quotes

  1. "The prime minster made clear that splitting his country into parts, as some have suggested, is not what the Iraqi people want, and that any partition of Iraq would only lead to an increase in sectarian violence," Bush said after nearly two and...
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: President Bush Source: Forbes

  2. "I can't believe that this prime minster has been so effectively silent except for calling for restraint, whatever that is," Senator Brown said. "When the Burmese crisis was on last year, with Buddhist monks and nuns being shot and...
    on Mar 16, 2008 By: Bob Brown Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "The government's message is that Mr Rudd is the genius who saved Australia from recession," Mr Abbott said. "Our message has got to be that Mr Rudd is the prime minster who has presided over the most spectacular waste of public money since...
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: Tony Abbott Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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