idgah

noun
id·​gah | \ ˈid(ˌ)gä \
plural -s

Definition of idgah

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

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History and Etymology for 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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“Idgah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/idgah. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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