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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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References in classic literature ?
The unregenerated called this saloon the "Synagogue." The devotions consisted only of two hymns from the Plymouth Collection and a short prayer, and seldom occupied more than fifteen minutes.
After prayers the Synagogue shortly took the semblance of a writing school.
I'll make the hinds know they must share the high places of the synagogue with those whom the synagogue properly belongs to.''
I thought with a sense of relief, as we entered the Jews' quarter, where we were to visit the old synagogue, that we should be kept in this flat, shut-up part of the city, until we should all be too tired and too warm to go farther, and so we should return without seeing more than the streets through which we had already passed.
"I tell you," resumed Clopin angrily, "that I'm not a Jew, and that I'll have you hung, belly of the synagogue, like that little shopkeeper of Judea, who is by your side, and whom I entertain strong hopes of seeing nailed to a counter one of these days, like the counterfeit coin that he is!"
'If Mr Aaron,' said Eugene, who soon found this fatiguing, 'will be good enough to relinquish his charge to me, he will be quite free for any engagement he may have at the Synagogue. Mr Aaron, will you have the kindness?'
As for the wonders of Bombay its famous city hall, its splendid library, its forts and docks, its bazaars, mosques, synagogues, its Armenian churches, and the noble pagoda on Malabar Hill, with its two polygonal towers-- he cared not a straw to see them.
He went, like the rain, among the just and unjust, doing all the good he could, and neither proclaiming it in the synagogues nor at the corner of streets.
A new gallery would have formed part of that community area, which statements with the plans say would "showcase the synagogue's rich history and artefacts".
The high court in March said it will not grant review to a legal challenge brought by Congregation Jeshuat Israel, which meets at Touro Synagogue in Newport.
Following the attack last month on a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Sacks said he feels vindicated in beefing up security.
"We're saddened by atrocious crime in the synagogue in Pittsburg.