Definitions for kirkkɜrk, kɪrk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kirkkɜrk, kɪrk(n.)(pl.)

  1. Chiefly Scot. a church.

    Category: Scottish

  2. the Kirk, the Church of Scotland (Presbyterian), as distinguished from the Church of England or the Scottish Episcopal Church.

    Category: Religion, Scottish

Origin of kirk:

1150–1200; ME (north and Scots) < ON kirkjachurch


Princeton's WordNet

  1. kirk(noun)

    a Scottish church


  1. kirk(Noun)

    a church.

  2. Kirk(ProperNoun)

    The Presbyterian Church of Scotland.

  3. Kirk(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  4. Origin: From kirkja or cirice.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kirk(noun)

    a church or the church, in the various senses of the word; esp., the Church of Scotland as distinguished from other reformed churches, or from the Roman Catholic Church


  1. Kirk

    Kirk can mean "church" in general or the Church of Scotland in particular. Many place names and personal names are also derived from it.

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