Definition of 'shrine'
Example sentences containing 'shrine'
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The pilgrims from Evesham arrived in Canterbury on Tuesday and visited the shrine late on Wednesday morning. A SHRINE OF MURDERS (2001)He used to believe in the shrine, that's why he had brought his mother here. A SHRINE OF MURDERS (2001)
By then they were only half a mile or so away from the charco and the shrine. KISS OF THE BEES (2001)
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Translations for 'shrine'
British English: shrine /ʃraɪn/ NOUN
A shrine is a holy place associated with a sacred person or object.
...the holy shrine.
- American English: shrine
- Arabic: ضَرِيح
- Brazilian Portuguese: santuário
- Chinese: 神殿
- Croatian: hram
- Czech: svatyně
- Danish: helligdom
- Dutch: heiligdom
- European Spanish: santuario
- Finnish: pyhäkkö
- French: sanctuaire
- German: Schrein
- Greek: τέμενος
- Italian: sacrario
- Japanese: 霊廟
- Korean: 사당
- Norwegian: helligdom
- Polish: sanktuarium
- European Portuguese: santuário
- Romanian: altar
- Russian: храм
- Spanish: santuario
- Swedish: helgedom
- Thai: แท่นบูชา
- Turkish: mabet
- Ukrainian: святиня
- Vietnamese: đền thờ
Definition of shrine from the Collins English Dictionary
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