Meaning of “mosque” in the English Dictionary

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"mosque" in British English

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mosquenoun [ C ]

uk /mɒsk/ us /mɑːsk/


  • The designs for the new mosque have attracted widespread criticism.
  • The east wall of the mosque is covered with a beautiful mosaic.
  • The town's main features are its beautiful mosque and ancient marketplace.
  • Muslims consider it sacrilege to wear shoes inside a mosque.
  • They work for the same company, socialize together and worship in the same mosque.

Examples from literature

  • Religious people go to churches and mosques to talk to God. 

(Definition of “mosque” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mosque" in American English

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mosquenoun [ C ]

us /mɑsk/

(Definition of “mosque” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)