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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It had been built under a strong conviction of the necessity of a more seemly place of worship than “the long room of the academy,” and under an implied agreement that, after its completion, the question should be fairly put to the people, that they might decide to what denomination it should belong.
Undoubtedly it was the chief temple, or place of worship, of the long-dead race which the explorers now entered.
At his death Elsmere has started what to us would be a most unattractive place of worship, where he preaches an admirable sermon on the purely human aspect of the life of Christ.
Dubai: Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, visited the Guru Nanak Darbar Gurudwara in Jebel Ali on Wednesday, marking the first-ever visit by a member of the ruling family to the Sikh place of worship.
Even so she says she can't understand why anyone would cause destruction to the church, the site of which has been a place of worship since Anglo Saxon times.
The existing place of worship, opposite the new build, will remain open with plans for it to remain a community facility.
The cultural and philosophical nature of that place of worship can be shared.
New research has revealed that we are returning to religion with churches boasting packed congregations for Christmas and more than 80 per cent of us visiting a place of worship last year.
MEGIDDO, ISRAEL -- Archeologists in Israel have discovered what may be the oldest Christian place of worship, perhaps from a time before Christianity was legal.
This year, the congregation is marking its 50th anniversary with celebrations including Sunday's re-enactment of a 75-car motorcade that in November 1955 marked its move from its first place of worship - a house on Montford Street - to its current location at Vaughn Street and Dronfield Avenue.
Churchwatch, a multi-faith organisation set up to protect churches across Merseyside, has persuaded every place of worship to keep a diary of each attack on the building and clergy.
For example, to build a place of worship, a group must obtain permission from the local government, then from the next level of government, then from the provincial government.