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



BrE BrE//ˈsɪnəɡɒɡ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪnəɡɑːɡ//
Religious buildings, Religious places
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a building where Jews meet for religious worship and teaching They went to synagogue every Saturday. See related entries: Religious buildings, Religious places Word OriginMiddle English: via Old French and late Latin from Greek sunagōgē ‘meeting’, from sun- ‘together’ + agein ‘bring’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: synagogue