- The definition of a mosque is a Muslim place of worship.
An example of a mosque is the Friday Mosque of Herat.
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
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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.