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ki·na·ra

 (kē-när′ə)
n.
A candleholder holding one black, three red, and three green candles, used in celebrating Kwanzaa.

[Swahili, little tower, candelabrum, diminutive of mnara, tower, minaret, from Arabic manāra, lighthouse, minaret; see nwr in Semitic roots.]

kinara

(kiːˈnɑːrɑː)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) a type of candle holder that holds seven candles, used in the African-American festival of Kwanzaa
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Earlier, in October 2015, a massive fire broke out due to a cylinder blast in City Kinara Hotel, Kurla, killing eight, including some students.
As families and friends join to light the Kinara, Melania and I extend our warmest wishes for a joyful holiday season and a prosperous year to come.
html) celebrating Kwanzaa participate in a similar ritual to Hanukkah by lighting seven candles -- one for each day of the week-long celebration -- on a candle holder, called a Kinara.
The crescendo arrives when First Amendment activists, swiping a joke from Seinfeld, petition to erect a Festivus pole in a town square already crowded with a Christmas tree, creche, menorah, and kinara.
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Each day, another candle is lit on the kinara candle holder, and a Kwanzaa principle special to that day is discussed.
He gained fame soon after the release of his magnum opus Teesra Kinara in 1980 in which several legendary actors including Sahira Kazmi, Usman Peerzada, Rahat Kazmi, Shafi Mohammad, and Jamil Fakhri participated.
The Supreme Court on July 14 allowed Haji Ali Dargah's trust to file a plea for regularisation of Kinara mosque with the Maharashtra Government.
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The firing that was started on late Friday dented roofs and walls of the houses in several villages including Chak Kinara, Sakho Chak, Sakmal and Nagwal.
Budi was one of three cubs born at London Zoo in 2014 while Kinara has lived at the zoo for two years and was born in Krefeld Zoo, Germany.
They are also used in the modern winter festival Kwanzaa, where a special candle holder called a kinara, that holds seven candles is used.