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Definition of "mosque" []

  • A Muslim house of worship. (noun)
  • A Muslim place of worship, usually having one or more minarets and often decorated with elaborate tracery and texts from the Koran (noun)

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Use "mosque" in a sentence
  • "Not content with all this, they built a small miniature mosque at the door with some loose bricks, so that no one could go either out or in without the risk of knocking it down, or so injuring this _mock mosque_ as to rouse, or enable the evil - minded to rouse, the whole Mahommedan population against the offender."
  • ""claim" to Jerusalem is allegedly based on what is written in the koran, which although does not mention Jerusalem even once, nevertheless talks of the "furthest mosque" (in Sura 17: 1): «Glory be unto Allah who did take his servant for a journey at night from the sacred mosque to the furthest mosque»."
  • "Google the term "mosque vandalized" and you find 244,000 results."