house of worship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n house of worship any building where congregations gather for prayer
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • House of worship a place of worship
    • House of worship a church or chapel
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. weorthscipeweorth, wurth, worth, affix -scipe, -ship.

Usage

In literature:

It was the absence of houses devoted to religious worship.
"Mizora: A Prophecy" by Mary E. Bradley
Henry knew that it was a council house or house of worship.
"The Eyes of the Woods" by Joseph A. Altsheler
To this house of worship the little boy went regularly with his father on Sabbaths and Holy Days.
"The Jewish State" by Theodor Herzl
The chapel of the Storrs School was its first place of worship, but there was soon felt a need for a regular meeting house.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 1, March, 1898" by Various
In 1867 they built a new house of worship, about a quarter of a mile nearer Milton than was the old house.
"Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel" by Frank G. Allen
In villages where there is room for several houses of worship the question of community service is much more difficult.
"Church Cooperation in Community Life" by Paul L. Vogt
And do they even carry this inconsistency into the 'house of worship?
"Popular Education" by Ira Mayhew
A special form of ancestral worship, from the early Aryan house-spirit worship, prevailed to a certain extent.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
He became very religious, and died a member of Mr. Clayton's Independent chapel, worshipping at the Weigh House.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
What good could he derive from the calm air of the house of worship?
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2)" by John Wilson
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In poetry:

Open the gates of Zion now,
For we shall worship there;
The house where all the righteous go
Thy mercy to declare.
"Psalm 118 part 2" by Isaac Watts
Caleb went, as was his custom,
On a quiet Sunday morn,
To the house of prayer and worship,
Thither by devotion borne.
"Caleb's Vision" by Alfred Gibbs Campbell
To the goodly house of worship, where, in order
due and fit,
As by public vote directed, classed and ranked the
people sit;
"Mary Garvin" by John Greenleaf Whittier
O'ERSHADOWED by the walls that climb,
Piled up in air by living hands,
A rock amid the waves of time,
Our gray old house of worship stands.
"Hymn For The Two Hundredth Anniversary Of King’s Chapel" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
SHOU'D Satan promise thee, or house or land,
If thou wou'dst kneel and worship at his feet :
Tell him, he has not at his own command
A foot of ground, besides th' infernal pit.
"Advice, To Guard Against The Temptations Of The Devil " by Rees Prichard
Before the House of Mammon stand you not overlong,
But enter to the worship, unnoted in the throng;
There it is ill to parley, to ask the why or when,
For he whose line would prosper shall be as other men.
"The Common Cult" by George Sterling

In news:

Odds are, your workplace or house of worship, or the grocery where you shop, is collecting food stuff, too.
The LV-7585, Canon 's brightest LCD projector at 6,500 ANSI lumens, is a large-venue model intended for lecture halls, auditoriums, houses of worship, and other commercial venues.
With this edition of the Houses of Worship AV Special Focus enewsletter, we launch our series of podcast interviews.
The trend is manifesting itself both in the construction of houses of worship and in the AV systems these churches choose to install.
The former gymnasium was fast becoming a worthy house of worship.
Mob Headquarters Now House of Worship.
In this edition of the SVC Houses of Worship podcast, Contributing Editor Bennett Liles acoustics expert Ed Logsdon of D.L.
Real estate professionals confess that church listings are up as larger houses of worship grow their flocks.
How variable acoustics can create a continuously adaptive sound environment for contemporary houses of worship.
When Trinity Fellowship Church of Amarillo, Texas, set out to design a new 4,000-seat sanctuary, it chose a stage in the round – a unique feature for a house of worship.
Inter -M Americas has introduced the VMX-1104 small-scale AV mixer, providing professional broadcast features for house of worship, educational, and small studio applications.
Members of various houses of worship will participate in the annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service scheduled for 7 pm Wednesday at Claremont Presbyterian Church, 1111 N Mountain Ave in Claremont.
Twin Cities-area house of worship increases intelligibility and presence with KIVA.
Plasma manufacturers on house-of-worship applications.
Is security a major concern in house-of-worship installations.
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