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Definition of "place of worship" [place of worship]

  • Any building where congregations gather for prayer (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "place of worship" in a sentence
  • "Owen began to preach more publicly in London to a regular congregation; and his venerable friend, Joseph Caryl, having died soon after the declaration of indulgence, the congregations of the two ministers consented to unite under the ministry of Owen, in the place of worship in Leadenhall Street."
  • "I had but three colored brethren who united with me in erecting a place of worship -- Rev. Absalom Jones, William White and Darius Jinnings."
  • "In 1793, the number of serious people of colour, being greatly increased, they were of different opinions respecting the mode of religious worship; and, as many felt a strong partiality for that adopted by the Methodists, Richard Allen, with the advice of some of his brethren, proposed erecting a place of worship on his own ground, and at his own expense, as an African Methodist Meetinghouse."