place of worship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n place of worship any building where congregations gather for prayer
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In California, animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.
    • Place 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:

The statute wishes us to keep from all places of worship whatever but our own.
"Loss and Gain" by John Henry Newman
One of them, made larger than the others, was used for a place of worship.
"The Story of My Life" by Egerton Ryerson
I asked if there was any Unitarian place of worship.
"A Journey to America in 1834" by Robert Heywood
Like the Israelites, they built temples and places of worship.
"Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate" by Charles M. Skinner
I think I was never in a place of worship so gorgeous as this.
"Glances at Europe" by Horace Greeley
But he had yielded place unto wrath; his egoism, his worship of success, were getting the better of his nobler side.
"The Tribune of Nova Scotia" by W. L. (William Lawson) Grant
The interior was perfectly free from the modern accompaniments of Roman Catholic places of worship.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
He laid in bed late on Sunday, and certainly went to no place of worship.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
The little ones, catching the enthusiasm of the place, joined audibly in all the acts of worship save in the singing.
"Faces and Places" by Henry William Lucy
We had no place of worship, and the court-house in which we met was not comfortable.
"Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel" by Frank G. Allen
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In poetry:

Peace may thy servant preach, who now
Comes, as a herald of thy grace,
To lead thy people when they bow
In worship, in this holy place.
"Hymns For Ordination and Installation VII" by John Pierpont
And there was neither court nor fane
Where God's lorn sons of ebon hue,
Though ne'er so humble, could obtain
A place of worship as their due.
"Tribute To Rev. William Paul Quinn" by James Madison Bell
Dost thou remember how each gray stone face
Peeped from the bed
Of ivy, nature-woven round that place?
No longer dead,
In some strange, magic hour they seemed to stir
For their child worshiper.
"Gretchen In Exile: To Her Lover" by Annie Adams Fields
It's a place of mixed society, white, yellow, black and brown
Near the North-East West of Suez, and you can tell
The scene is laid in Suez, but the sewers are not laid
So the natives come to worship at the smell.
"The Dampoor Express" by Billy Bennett

In news:

The schism left mainstream Anglicans without places of worship and many were subjected to intimidation and violence.
Church more than just a place of worship .
How could an act of violence occur at a place of worship .
The "big white church" located at 298 Main St was built in1862 and dedicated as a place of worship in August of that year.
Churches convert storefront space into places of worship in Fayetteville.
Church used to be a central gathering place for African-Americans, serving not only as a place of worship but as a place for social, political and family gatherings as well.
For the third time in the past week, thiefs have burglarized a place of worship in the city of Hutchinson.
To show their gratitude, they are having a celebration at their place of worship on October 20th and 21st.
Does your place of worship have services on the beach.
The 14-time Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter said performing in a place of worship was "a real honor" and added that there was "an energy there that's very different.
Tulare County Places of Worship.
Now, he says, it's time for the nonprofit to get involved on the prevention side of the coin, and he hopes every place of worship in El Paso County will join in.
"It's just the coolness of being in these places, and seeing the modern temples of worship for learning and the romance discovery," he said.
This year, consider observing Red Ribbon Week at work, your places of worship and fellowship, or most importantly, in your home.
KINGSTON, MN – After 107 years of providing a place of worship to the Kingston area, Redeemer Lutheran Church will have its final regular service Sunday, June 26.
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In science:

Of course, it is natural to imagine some worship on the place too.
Maria Reiche's Line to Archaeoastronomy
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