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A mosque.

[Arabic, from Aramaic *masgid, place of worship, from səged, to bow down, worship; see sgd in Semitic roots.]


(ˈmʌsdʒɪd) or


(Islam) a mosque in an Arab country
[Arabic; see mosque]
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Noun1.masjid - (Islam) a Muslim place of worshipmasjid - (Islam) a Muslim place of worship  
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"
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"And who is more unjust than he who prevents (men) from the masjids of Allah, that His name should be remembered in them, and strives to ruin them?
The citizens thronged Eidgahs, masjids and other open places to offer Eid prayers in the morning and sought Allah Almighty's benediction for progress and prosperity of the country as well as resolution of problems being faced by the Muslim Ummah.
People are not safe in Masjids or inside their homes.
Lal Masjids patron-in-chief Maulana Abdul Aziz is going to address the Friday sermon at the mosque on May 11, after a hiatus of over three years.According to a statement issued by the Shuhada Foundation of the mosque, the notorious cleric last addressed a Friday sermon at the mosque in December 2014, expressed hope that the capital city administration will not forbid him from addressing as he was the legal khateeb of the mosque, and he had been acquitted by the courts in all cases against him in January last year.
"Masjid can be built anywhere, it's a place to read namaz and Masjids are broken in Saudi Arabia and are shifted.
WITH an aim to building state-of-the-art public amenities throughout the country, Public Works Authority (Ashghal) recently handed over three newly constructed mosques (Masjids) worth over QR8.4 million to the Ministry of Islamic Endowment (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs.
Today 50 old masjids and mausoleums and acres of graveyards dot the town that has a Muslim face.
Half of all masjids -- the Muslim term for mosques -- were organized since 1980; another 28 percent formed in the 1970s.
In addition, prayer performed in larger congregations and more distant masjids carries more reward.
'Few days ago, the directions were passed by the authorities to divisional administration to submit details about the Masjids, there location (Area name), name and details of Imam and its executive body,' media reports said.
The complaint, filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, alleges that Bensalem Townships denial of a variance imposed a substantial burden on the Bensalem Masjids religious exercise, treated the Bensalem Masjid less favorably than the township treats nonreligious assemblies and discriminated against the Bensalem Masjid on the basis of religion.