place of worship

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: of worship - any building where congregations gather for prayer
bethel - a house of worship (especially one for sailors)
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
chapel - a place of worship that has its own altar
church building, church - a place for public (especially Christian) worship; "the church was empty"
meetinghouse, conventicle - a building for religious assembly (especially Nonconformists, e.g., Quakers)
masjid, musjid - (Islam) a Muslim place of worship
mosque - (Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret
shrine - a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
synagogue, tabernacle, temple - (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
temple - place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
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According to Topeka Capital-Journal, municipal codes ban "focused picketing," at houses of worship.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) will hold a hearing on June 3 to discuss whether the fact that cemevis, Alevi houses of worship, are not legally recognized by the Turkish state violates the articles on discrimination in the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).
In the past CAIR has condemned similar attacks on houses of worship, including anti-Christian and sectarian violence in Pakistan, Iraq, Malaysia, and other countries.
In this poll 49 percent of respondents said churches should express their views on politics, while 48 percent said houses of worship should keep out of politics.
Christie GS Series provides clean, radiant images with up to 5400 ANSI lumens with Picture-in-Picture functionality, making it ideal for houses of worship.
The interior structure of houses of worship combined with the precarious finances -- or perhaps the growth of some religious congregations -- can sometimes result in such buildings ending up for sale, with few buyers.
She noted that six mosques were destroyed within a few weeks in Diyala, considering that a real war targeting the houses of worship, calling all parties of the society in Diyala to take a serious and genuine stand and work together to stop terrorist attacks against the houses of worship in a manner to prevent repeating them and lead to the arrest of those who stand behind the previous attacks in order to bring them to justice to be punished.
Farid bin Ya'qoob Al-Meftah has affirmed the wise leadership's interest to finalise the issue of houses of worship mentioned in the report of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BCCI).
The Temple is one of five local Baha'i Houses of Worship that are planned in the coming years.
5-Person Translation System / US: Assistive Listening System with Economy Transmitter - an ideal system for houses of worship, conference rooms, courtrooms, and auditoriums.
CAIRO: The Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical Churches urged the ruling Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) to form a committee comprising Al-Azhar and the three churches to discuss the unified law of houses of worship before it is drafted.
A fund of $25 million was distributed to local and regional faith-based organizations in the affected areas to assist in rebuilding houses of worship and to cover costs for temporary relocation.