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A building used as a place of Muslim worship.
[French mosquée, from Middle French mousquaie, from Old Italian moschea, variant of moscheta, alteration (possibly with influence from Old Italian mosco, musk, in reference to the perfuming of mosques with musk and the mixing of musk into the mortar used to build them) of meschita, from Old Spanish mezquita and Medieval Latin mezquita, from early Arabic (possibly Yemeni dialectal) masgida (attested in early Arabic documents written in the Greek alphabet; compare classical Arabic masjid and Berber tamasgida, mosque, an early borrowing from Arabic), from Aramaic masgədā, definite form (with -ā, suffixed definite article) of *masgid, place of worship, altar; see masjid.]
(Islam) a Muslim place of worship, usually having one or more minarets and often decorated with elaborate tracery and texts from the Koran. Also called: masjid or musjid
[C14: earlier mosquee, from Old French via Italian moschea, ultimately from Arabic masjid temple, place of prostration]
a Muslim temple or place of public worship.
[1600–10; earlier mosquee < Middle French < Italian moschea « Arabic masjid, derivative of sajada to worship, literally, prostrate oneself]
Islamic place of worship.
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|Noun||1.||mosque - (Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret|
mihrab - (Islam) a niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the direction of Mecca
minaret - slender tower with balconies
house of God, house of prayer, house of worship, place of worship - any building where congregations gather for prayer
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
noun temple We go for prayers at the mosque five times a day.
đền thờ Hồi giáo
mosque[mɒsk] N → mezquita f
mosque[ˈmɒsk] n → mosquée f
n → Moschee f
mosque[mɒsk] n → moschea
a Muslim place of worship. moskee مَسْجِد джамия mesquita mešita die Moschee moské τέμενος, τζαμίmezquita mošee مسجد moskeija mosquéeמסגד मस्जिद džamija mecset masjid moska moschea 回教寺院 화교 사원 mečetė mošeja masjid moskeemoské جومات mesquita moschee мечеть mešita mošeja džamija moské สุเหร่า cami 清真寺 мечеть مسجد nhà thờ Hồi giáo 清真寺