Shrine

A holy place, where people often worship.

Shrine

A shrine (scrinium `case or chest for books or papers`; Old French: escrin `box or case`) is a holy or sacred place, which is dedicated to a specific deity, ancestor, hero, martyr, saint, daemon or similar figure of awe and respect, at which they are venerated or worshipped. Shrines often contain idols, relics, or other such objects associated...
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shrine

(from the article `miracle`) Miracles are often connected with special sacred places. Normally these are natural shrines, such as sacred groves, or temples and sanctuaries in ... ...(Káros) is assignable to the Early Bronze Age. In Crete during the Early Palace Period, there were many open-air sanctuaries on the tops of hills ......
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shrine

[n] - a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
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shrine

noun a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
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Shrine

Shrine (shrīn) noun [ Middle English schrin , Anglo-Saxon scrīn , from Latin scrinium a case, chest, box.] 1. A case, box, or receptacle, especially one in which are deposited sacred relics, as the bones of a saint. 2. Any sacred place, as an altar, t...
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Shrine

Shrine transitive verb To enshrine; to place reverently, as in a shrine. ' Shrined in his sanctuary.' Milton.
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Shrine

a holy or sacred place of religious devotion, dedicated to a specific deity, ancestor, hero, martyr, saint, or similar figure of awe and respect, at which they are venerated or worshipped. Shrines often contain relics, statues or other such objects associated with the figure being venerated.
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Shrine

A sacred place usually commemorating a holy person or a holy event. Shrines typically house relics and sometimes are constructed over tombs. The Kaaba in Mecca functions as a shrine for Muslims (Smith and Green 1995
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Shrine

A shrine is a feretory or repository for relics, whether fixed, such as a tomb, or moveable. The term is also sometimes applied to the tomb of a person not canonized. Shrines were often made of the most Splendid and costly materials, and enriched with jewellery in profusion, as that of St. Taurin, at Evreux, in Normandy. Those which were moveable w...
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Shrine

A small Roman/Romano-British site with limited construction work for religious purposes, often open to the air. This was purposeful so as to keep as it natural as possible. Shrines might include carvings on the natural rock available, for example that at Yardhope and Rob o'Risingham, West Woodburn (both Northumberland), or some walling for benches ...
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Shrine

a special place set aside for the worship of a god or goddess. This was often a small niche in the wall of an ancient Egyptian house. A shrine could also mean a special and grand temple.
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Shrine

A structure of stone or metal in which a relic of a saint was placed.
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Shrine

erected to encourage private devotions to a saint, it usually contains a picture, statue or other religious feature capable of inspiring devotions.
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Shrine

Erected to encourage private devotions to a saint. It usually contains a picture, statue or other religious feature capable of inspiring devotional prayer.
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shrine

Place regarded as holy due to an association with a divine figure, relic, or event. Shrines are important places in most religions, and are often a focus of worship or
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shrine

Place regarded as holy due to an association with a divine figure, relic, or event. Shrines are important places in most religions, and are often a focus of worship or meditation
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shrine

shrine 1. A place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person. 2. A case, or other container, for sacred relics; such as, the bones of a saint. 3. The tomb of a saint or other revered figure. 4. A niche, ledge, or alcove for a religious icon; for example, in a church. 5. A place at which devotion is paid to a venerated p...
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shrine

shrine: see pilgrim.
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