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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LAHORE -- The Punjab government is likely to allow the use of four loudspeakers, instead of the existing one, at the places of worship, mainly mosques, while accepting the plea that the number does not matter when it comes to misusing the gadget, according to a report by a private media outlet.
Contract notice: listed places of worship and memorial grants scheme administration services
The suspects had confessed having made four Molotov cocktails that they threw at the two Jewish places of worship on the same street.
Last year, the Sindh government announced Rs400 million to improve security at minorities' places of worship in the province by approving additional security personnel and installing surveillance cameras at nearly 1,200 places of worship which though approved by the government have still not been appointed and installed.
Summary: Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], December 20 (ANI):The Allahabad High Court's Lucknow bench on Wednesday issued notice to Uttar Pradesh government and state pollution control board in connection with a plea seeking a ban on use of loudspeakers at places of worship.
22:40-41) asks Muslims to protect all places of worship, explicitly mentioning churches.
He instructed that security at all the important places be strengthened further including the places of worship of minorities.
He directed that the security of the places of worship of the minorities as well as the religious places be beefed up.
The ministry confirmed the importance of intensifying the presence of security forces around public areas and places of worship to be able to deal immediately and decisively with any attempt to disturb the holiday celebrations of Egypt's citizens.
THE Adamawa State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has placed churches in the region on red alert, following security information of plans to bomb places of worship in the coming weeks, as well as the recent bombing incidents in Mubi and Numan in the state.
NEW YORK, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has documented a sharp increase in attacks against places of worship, religious leaders and worshippers, including attacks against Shi'a Muslim places of worship and congregations.
The social action arm of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines expressed hope that churches and other places of worship damaged in the Marawi City siege would be restored soon.