churches

plural of church
1
as in temples
a building for public worship and especially Christian worship a city that is noted for its many historic churches

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as in congregations
a body of persons gathered for religious worship spoke to the whole church at once

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as in clergies
the group ordained to perform clerical functions in the Christian church a time when few young men seem to want to join the church

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“Churches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/churches. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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