Mosque definition

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A building used as a place of Muslim worship.
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A Muslim temple or place of worship.
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The definition of a mosque is a Muslim place of worship.

An example of a mosque is the Friday Mosque of Herat.

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(Islam) A place of worship for Muslims, often having at least one minaret; a masjid.

There's an Ahmadiyya mosque near to where I live.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
mosque
Plural:
mosques

Origin of mosque

  • French mosquée from Old French mousquaie from Old Italian moschea from moscheta from Old Spanish mezquita from Arabic masjid masjid

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French mosquée, from Italian moschea, ultimately from Arabic مَسْجِدٌ (masjid, literally “place of prostration").

    From Wiktionary