1.a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
2.a shelter from danger or hardship
3.area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir
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Id Kah Mosque
The Id Kah Mosque is a mosque located in Kashgar, Xinjiang, in the western People s Republic of China. It is the largest mosque in China and twelfth largest mosque in the world . Every Friday, it houses nearly 10,000 worshippers and may accommodate up to 20,000. The mosque was built by Saqsiz Mirza in ca. 1442 (although it incorporated older structures dating back to 996) and covers 16,800 square meters.