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Dictionary entry overview: What does synagogue mean?
• SYNAGOGUE (noun)
The noun SYNAGOGUE has 1 sense:
1. (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
Familiarity information: SYNAGOGUE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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(Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
Nouns denoting man-made objects
Hypernyms ("synagogue" is a kind of...):
Judaism (the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud)
Temple of Jerusalem; Temple of Solomon (any of three successive temples in Jerusalem that served as the primary center for Jewish worship; the first temple contained the Ark of the Covenant and was built by Solomon in the 10th century BC and destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC; the second was built in 515 BC and the third was an enlargement by Herod the Great in 20 BC that was destroyed by the Romans during a Jewish revolt in AD 70; all that remains is the Wailing Wall)
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