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martyrium

[mahr-tir-ee-uh m] /mɑrˈtɪr i əm/
noun, plural martyria
[mahr-tir-ee-uh] /mɑrˈtɪr i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a place where the relics of a martyr are kept.
2.
a church built above the tomb of a martyr or in honor of a martyr.
Origin of martyrium
1705-1715
1705-15; < Late Latin; see martyry
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