HyperDic: mosque

English > 1 sense of the word mosque:
NOUNartifactmosque(Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret
mosque > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'sk; mao'sk
Rhymeskiosk
English > mosque: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret.
CategoryIslam, Islamism, Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, MuslimismThe 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
Partsmihrab(Islam) a niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the direction of Mecca
minaretslender tower with balconies
Broaderplace of worship, house of prayer, house of God, house of worshipAny building where congregations gather for prayer
Spanishmezquita
Catalanmesquita

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