plural -s
: a place set apart for public prayers on the two chief Muslim feasts

Word History


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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“Idgah.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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