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Definition of kirk noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    kirk

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    noun
    BrE BrE//kɜːk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kɜːrk//
     
     
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  1. 1 [countable] (Scottish English) church the parish kirk
  2. 2 the Kirk [singular] a name often used for the official Church of Scotland
  3. Word Origin Middle English: from Old Norse kirkja, from Old English cirice, related to Dutch kerk and German Kirche, based on medieval Greek kurikon, from Greek kuriakon (dōma) ‘Lord's (house)’, from kurios ‘master or lord’.

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