Definition of megachurch in English:


Syllabification: me·ga·church
Pronunciation: /ˈmegəCHərCH


  • A church with an unusually large congregation, typically one preaching a conservative or evangelical form of Christianity.
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    • Tonight, we will hear from the former volunteer at Haggard megachurch.
    • In the northern Dallas suburb of Prosper, a new mega-church has just opened.
    • Nothing came to symbolise the power of the evangelical movement more than the rise of mega-churches, especially in staunchly Republican areas.

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