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kirk

 (kûrk)
n.
1. Scots A church.
2. Kirk Chiefly British The Presbyterian Church of Scotland. Used with the.

[Middle English, from Old Norse kirkja, from Old English cirice, church; see church.]

kirk

(kɜːk; Scottish kɪrk)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a Scot word for church
2. a Scottish church
[C12: from Old Norse kirkja, from Old English cirice church]

Kirk

(kɜːk; Scottish kɪrk)
n
(Protestantism) the Kirk informal the Presbyterian Church of Scotland

Kirk

(kɜːk)
n
(Biography) Norman. 1923–74, prime minister of New Zealand (1972–74)

kirk

(kɜrk, kɪrk)

n.
1. Chiefly Scot. a church.
2. the Kirk, the Church of Scotland (Presbyterian), as distinguished from the Church of England or the Scottish Episcopal Church.
[1150–1200; Middle English (north and Scots) < Old Norse kirkja church]
kirk′man, n., pl. -men.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kirk - a Scottish churchkirk - a Scottish church      
church building, church - a place for public (especially Christian) worship; "the church was empty"
Translations

kirk

[kɜːk] N (Scot) → iglesia f
the Kirkla Iglesia (Presbiteriana) de Escocia

kirk

n (Scot) → Kirche f; the Kirk die Presbyterianische Kirche Schottlands

kirk

[kɜːk] n (Scot) → chiesa
the Kirk la Chiesa presbiteriana scozzese
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