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(1):

(n.) The building or place appropriated to the religious worship of the Jews.

(2):

(n.) The council of, probably, 120 members among the Jews, first appointed after the return from the Babylonish captivity; - called also the Great Synagogue, and sometimes, though erroneously, the Sanhedrin.

(3):

(n.) Any assembly of men.

(4):

(n.) A congregation in the early Christian church.

(5):

(n.) A congregation or assembly of Jews met for the purpose of worship, or the performance of religious rites.

Bibliography Information
Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Synagogue'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​s/synagogue.html. 1828.
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