Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A mosque.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Mohammedan place of worship; a mosque.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A Muslim place of worship; a mosque.

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  • noun Islam a Muslim house of worship corresponding to a church or synagogue; a mosque

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (Islam) a Muslim place of worship

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Arabic, from Aramaic *masgid, place of worship, from səged, to bow down, worship; see sgd in Semitic roots.]

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From Arabic مَسْجِدٌ (masjid), from the root س ج د (IPA: /s-dʒ-d/) (Other: s-j-d).

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