calvary

  1. a hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified
  2. any experience that causes intense suffering

calvary

[n] - a hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified 2. [n] - any experience that causes intense suffering
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Calvary

In the New Testament, the site of Jesus' crucifixion at Jerusalem. Two chief locations are suggested: the site where the Church of the Holy Sepulchre now stands, and the hill...
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Calvary

Cal'va·ry (kăl'vȧ*rȳ) noun [ Latin calvaria a bare skull, from calva the scalp without hair. from calvus bald; confer French calvaire .] 1. The place where Christ was crucified, on a small hill outside of Jerusalem. Luke xxiii. 33. »...
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calvary

noun any experience that causes intense suffering
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Calvary

Golgotha noun a hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified
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Calvary

• (n.) A representation of the crucifixion, consisting of three crosses with the figures of Christ and the thieves, often as large as life, and sometimes surrounded by figures of other personages who were present at the crucifixion. • (n.) A cross, set upon three steps; -- more properly called cross calvary. • (n.) The place where Ch...
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Calvary

(from the article `Bassano, Jacopo`) ...Bassano`s art matured, his brushstrokes became looser and the forms and masses of his compositions became larger and more lively—a development ...
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Calvary

[CRT station] Calvary was a station on the Chicago Rapid Transit Company`s Evanston Line, now the Chicago Transit Authority`s Purple Line. The station was located at 400 N. Chicago Avenue. Calvary opened on May 16, 1908, and closed in 1931; it was replaced by South Boulevard. After its closure, Calvary remained boarded and abandoned for mor...
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Calvary

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Calvary

[sculpture] A calvary (calvaire in French) is a type of monumental public crucifix, sometimes encased in an open shrine, most commonly found across northern France from Brittany east and through Belgium and equally familiar as wayside structures provided with minimal sheltering roofs in Italy and Spain. The Breton calvaire is distinguished ...
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Calvary

Calvary (kăl'vurē) [Lat.,=a skull] or Golgotha (gol'guthu) [Heb.,=a skull], in the Gospels, place where Jesus was crucified, outside what was then the wall of Jerusalem. Its location is not certainly known. The traditional identification of the site of Calvary was made by St. Hel...
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Calvary

[disambiguation] Calvary is the hill in Jerusalem where Jesus has been crucified. Calvary may also refer to: ...
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Calvary

[Angel] `Calvary` is episode 12 of season 4 in the television show Angel. The gang scrambles to locate Angel’s soul, while Angelus tells the group that the Beast is controlled by a higher being further up. ==Plot== Connor, Wesley and Cordelia force their way into the Shaman`s chambers and question him about Angel`s soul, only to find that...
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Calvary

Calvary, also Golgotha ə, was, according to the Gospels, a site immediately outside Jerusalem`s walls where Jesus was crucified. Golgotha is the Greek transcription in the New Testament of an Aramaic term that has traditionally been presumed to be Gûlgaltâ (but see below for an alternative). The Bible translates the term to mean place of [the]....
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Calvary

From the Latin, calvaria, or skull. The name is due to the round and barren shape of the hill near Jerusalem where the crucifixion took place during the Roman domination
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calvary

experience of intense mental suffering
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Calvary

[sanctuary] Calvary is the hill in Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified. It may mean also a set of religious edifices imitating it, often constructed on hills, sometimes called Sacred Mount/-ain. It functions as a sanctuary of the Passion of Christ where Mystery plays are held before Easter, often with miraculous images of Our Lady of Sorrow...
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