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
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

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