- The definition of a mosque is a Muslim place of worship.
An example of a mosque is the Friday Mosque of Herat.
mosque definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Early Modern English muskey ; from Middle French mosquez ; from Italian moschea, ultimately ; from Arabic masjid, place of adoration, temple ; from sajada, to prostrate oneself, pray
mosque definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: French mosquée, from Old French mousquaie, from Old Italian moschea, from moscheta, from Old Spanish mezquita, from Arabic masjid; see masjid.
mosque - Cultural Definition
A Muslim house of worship with at least one minaret, a tall, slender tower with balconies, used for calling the faithful to prayer.