The definition of a mosque is a Muslim place of worship.(noun)
An example of a mosque is the Friday Mosque of Herat.
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Origin: Early ModE muskey < MFr mosquez < It moschea, ult. < Ar masjid, place of adoration, temple < sajada, to prostrate oneself, pray
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Origin: French mosquée
Origin: , from Old French mousquaie
Origin: , from Old Italian moschea
Origin: , from moscheta
Origin: , from Old Spanish mezquita
Origin: , from Arabic masjid; see masjid.
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