Definition of Masjid

1. Noun. (Islam) a Muslim place of worship.

Definition of Masjid

1. Noun. (Islam) a Muslim house of worship corresponding to a church or synagogue; a mosque ¹

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Definition of Masjid

1. a mosque [n -S] - See also: mosque

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Masjid

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Literary usage of Masjid

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1. Indika: The Country and the People of India and Ceylon by John Fletcher Hurst (1891)
"Twice I visited the Jama masjid, or Great Mosque. Here is a mosque, elevated, ... As I looked at these steps of the Jama masjid, again and again, ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"Its Great Mosque, or ' '' Jama masjid, was commenced in the fourth year of his reign shah ^ and completed in the tenth. The palace at Delhi, ..."

3. Report of a Tour in Eastern Rajputana in 1882-83 by Alexander Cunningham (1885)
"UKHA masjid. One of the largest buildings in Bayana is an old masjid, ... I have ventured to call it the Ukha masjid for the sake of distinction, ..."

4. Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque: During Four-and-twenty by Fanny Parkes Parlby (1850)
"The masjid is a fine mass of building of red carved granite ; the court and fountains ... This immense masjid is very handsome : over the doors are Arabic ..."

5. History of India by Abraham Valentine Williams Jackson, Romesh Chunder Dutt, Vincent Arthur Smith, Stanley Lane-Poole, Henry Miers Elliot, William Wilson Hunter, Alfred Comyn Lyall (1907)
"Its grand mosque, the Jamf masjid, was erected by Shah Ja han in. and was five years in building. ..."

6. Archaeological Survey of India: Reports by Archaeological Survey of India (1874)
"The interior side of the western wall of the masjid is year by year crumbling down, and I much fear that if there is another year of such heavy and ..."

7. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1907)
"... and Major Cavagnari, whom Chamberlain had sent on ahead, was stopped on September 21 by the Afghan officer in command at Ali masjid, ten miles beyond ..."

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