- The definition of a mosque is a Muslim place of worship.
An example of a mosque is the Friday Mosque of Herat.
a Muslim temple or place of worship
Origin of mosqueEarly Modern English muskey ; from Middle French mosquez ; from Italian moschea, ultimately ; from Arabic masjid, place of adoration, temple ; from sajada, to prostrate oneself, pray
A building used as a place of Muslim worship.
Origin of mosqueFrench mosquée, from Old French mousquaie, from Old Italian moschea, from moscheta, from Old Spanish mezquita, from Arabic masjid; see masjid.