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synagogue

synagogue

noun syn·a·gogue \ˈsi-nə-ˌgäg\

: a building that is used for Jewish religious services

Full Definition of SYNAGOGUE

1
:  a Jewish congregation
2
:  the house of worship and communal center of a Jewish congregation
syn·a·gog·al \ˌsi-nə-ˈgä-gəl\ adjective

Variants of SYNAGOGUE

syn·a·gogue also syn·a·gog \ˈsi-nə-ˌgäg\

Origin of SYNAGOGUE

Middle English synagoge, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin synagoga, from Greek synagōgē assembly, synagogue, from synagein to bring together, from syn- + agein to lead — more at agent
First Known Use: 13th century

Other Jewish Religion Terms

Talmud, Zion, challah, dybbuk, kosher, tabernacle, tetragrammaton, yarmulke

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