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Definition of "masjid" [masjid]

  • A mosque. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "masjid" in a sentence
  • "The word masjid comes from the verb sajada (sah-jah-dah), which means "to prostrate" or "to kneel.""
  • "Muslims strongly believe the masjid is a holy place that must be treated with considerable respect and cleanliness."
  • "They called the masjid and the office admin or perhaps just a brother that happened to answer the phone said that I would have to repeat my shahadah asap in front of witnesses."