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What does "place of worship" mean?

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Rebecca

A "place of worship" is any place or building where people gather together to worship, such as a temple of land that is considered spiritually significant. "To worship" means to express ones positive feelings or loyalty to a deity (god) or spirit. Worship can be structured or unstructured, private or communal. Ex: The graves of saints and monks are popular places of worship. Ex: You don't need to go to a place of worship to express your spirituality, but it's a good place to meet others who share your faith.

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