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syn·a·gogue

also syn·a·gog  (sĭn′ə-gŏg′, -gôg′)
n.
1. A building or place of meeting for worship and religious instruction in the Jewish faith.
2. A congregation of Jews for the purpose of worship or religious study.
3. The Jewish religion as organized or typified in local congregations.

[Middle English, from Old French sinagoge, from Late Latin synagōga, from Greek sunagōgē, assembly, synagogue, from sunagein, to bring together : sun-, syn- + agein, to lead; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]

syn′a·gog′i·cal (-gŏj′ĭ-kəl), syn′a·gog′al (-gŏg′əl, -gôg′-) adj.
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synagogue

(ˈsɪnəˌɡɒɡ)
n
1. (Judaism)
a. a building for Jewish religious services and usually also for religious instruction
b. (as modifier): synagogue services.
2. (Judaism) a congregation of Jews who assemble for worship or religious study
3. (Judaism) the religion of Judaism as organized in such congregations
[C12: from Old French sinagogue, from Late Latin synagōga, from Greek sunagōgē a gathering, from sunagein to bring together, from syn- + agein to lead]
synagogical, synagogal adj
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syn•a•gogue

or syn•a•gog

(ˈsɪn əˌgɒg, -ˌgɔg)

n.
1. a Jewish house of worship, often having facilities for religious instruction or serving as a community center.
2. a congregation of Jews for the purpose of religious worship.
3. Rare. the Jewish religion; Judaism.
[1125–75; < Late Latin synagōga < Greek synagōgḗ assembly, meeting =syn- syn- + agōgḗ, n. use of feminine of agōgós (adj.) gathering; see -agogue]
syn`a•gog′i•cal (-ˈgɒdʒ ɪ kəl) syn′a•gog`al (-ˌgɒg əl, -ˌgɔ gəl) adj.
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Synagogue

 an assembly; a congregation of Jews, 1175; of Rome, 1674; of Satan, 1565.
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synagogue

A Jewish place of worship.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.synagogue - (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregationsynagogue - (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
house of God, house of prayer, house of worship, place of worship - any building where congregations gather for prayer
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
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Translations
كَنيس، مَكان الصّلاه عِند اليَهودمَعْبَدُ اليَهُود
synagogasynagóga
synagoge
synagogajuutalainenseurakunta
sinagoga
zsinagóga
samkunduhús, sÿnagóga
シナゴーグ
유태교 예배당
sinagoga
sinagoga
synagóga
sinagoga
synagoga
โบสถ์ของศาสนายิว
giáo đường Do thái

synagogue

[ˈsɪnəgɒg] Nsinagoga f
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synagogue

[ˈsɪnəgɒg] nsynagogue f
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synagogue

nSynagoge f
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synagogue

[ˈsɪnəˌgɒg] nsinagoga
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synagogue

(ˈsinəgog) noun
(the building used by) a gathering of Jews meeting together for worship.
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synagogue

مَعْبَدُ اليَهُود synagoga synagoge Synagoge συναγωγή sinagoga synagoga synagogue sinagoga sinagoga シナゴーグ 유태교 예배당 synagoog synagoge synagoga sinagoga синагога synagoga โบสถ์ของศาสนายิว sinagog giáo đường Do thái 犹太教堂
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