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mosque

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noun \ˈmäsk\

Simple Definition of mosque

  • : a building that is used for Muslim religious services

Full Definition of mosque

  1. :  a building used for public worship by Muslims

Origin of mosque

earlier mosquee, from Middle French, from Old Italian moschea, from Old Spanish mezquita, from Arabic masjid temple, from sajada to prostrate oneself, worship


First Known Use: 1717

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MOSQUE Defined for Kids

mosque

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noun \ˈmäsk\

Definition of mosque

  1. :  a building in which Muslims worship





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