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mosque

noun [C] uk   /mɒsk/ us    /mɑːsk/
A2 a building for Islamic religious activities and worship
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in Korean 회교도 사원, 모스크…
in Arabic مَسْجِد…
in French mosquée…
in Turkish cami, Müslümanların ibadethanesi…
in Italian moschea…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清真寺…
in Russian мечеть…
in Polish meczet…
in Spanish mezquita…
in Portuguese mesquita…
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…
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