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church building

Definitions of church building
  1. noun
    a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    synonyms: church
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    examples:
    Chartres Cathedral
    a Gothic cathedral in northern France; built in 13th century
    Westminster Abbey
    a famous Gothic church of St. Peter in Westminster, London on the site of a former Benedictine monastery
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    abbey
    a church associated with a monastery or convent
    basilica
    an early Christian church designed like a Roman basilica; or a Roman Catholic church or cathedral accorded certain privileges
    cathedral
    any large and important church
    cathedral, duomo
    the principal Christian church building of a bishop's diocese
    kirk
    a Scottish church
    minster
    any of certain cathedrals and large churches; originally connected to a monastery
    type of:
    house of God, house of prayer, house of worship, place of worship
    any building where congregations gather for prayer
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