Origin of synagogue
Related formssyn·a·gog·i·cal [sin-uh-goj-i-kuh l] /ˌsɪn əˈgɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, syn·a·gog·al [sin-uh-gog-uh l, -gaw-guh l] /ˈsɪn əˌgɒg əl, -ˌgɔ gəl/, adjective
Examples from the Web for synagogue
Terrorists killed four rabbis, three of them American, in a synagogue this morning.
Freundel is also rabbi of the prominent Kesher Israel synagogue in Washington.
A phone message for Freundel at his synagogue was not returned, nor was an e-mail to his personal account.
Following the establishment of the State of Israel, the synagogue was used as a school for displaced Palestinians.
The area where the synagogue once stood has been under bombardment by the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for months.
The Rabbi took the key of the synagogue, and they went in there together.Yiddish Tales|Various
Only once he referred to him, recently, in telling me about the "New" Synagogue.Simon Eichelkatz; The Patriarch|Ulrich Frank
It was attended by the grandees of the Church and Synagogue of the day.Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ|Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
Damascus contains a Mohammedan mosque, called "the Synagogue of Damascus," a building of unequalled magnificence.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
The pavement is very good, but must, I imagine, be of about the date of the conversion of the synagogue into a church.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain|George Edmund Street
British Dictionary definitions for synagogue
- a building for Jewish religious services and usually also for religious instruction
- (as modifier)synagogue services
Derived Formssynagogical (ˌsɪnəˈɡɒdʒɪkəl) or synagogal (ˈsɪnəˌɡɒɡəl), adjective
Word Origin for synagogue
Culture definitions for synagogue
In Judaism, a house of worship and learning; also, the congregation that meets there.