Definition of idgah
: a place set apart for public prayers on the two chief Muslim feasts
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Origin and Etymology of idgah
Persian ʽīdgāh, from ʽīd feast (from Arabic) + Persian -gāh place, from Middle Persian gās, from Old Persian gāthu-; akin to Avestan gātav- place, Sanskrit gātu going, way, course
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