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Meaning of “mosque” in the English Dictionary

"mosque" in British English

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mosquenoun [C]

uk   /mɒsk/  us   /mɑːsk/
A2 a ​building for ​Islamicreligiousactivities and ​worship

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(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/
a ​building for ​Islamicreligiousactivities and ​worship
(Definition of mosque from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mosque”
in Korean 회교도 사원, 모스크…
in Arabic مَسْجِد…
in Malaysian masjid…
in French mosquée…
in Russian мечеть…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清真寺…
in Italian moschea…
in Turkish cami, Müslümanların ibadethanesi…
in Polish meczet…
in Spanish mezquita…
in Vietnamese nhà thờ Hồi giáo…
in Portuguese mesquita…
in Thai สุเหร่า…
in German die Moschee…
in Catalan mesquita…
in Japanese モスク(イスラム教寺院)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 清真寺…
in Indonesian masjid…
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