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martyry

[mahr-tuh-ree] /ˈmɑr tə ri/
noun, plural martyries.
1.
a shrine, chapel, or the like, erected in honor of a martyr.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English martirie suffering, martyrdom < Medieval Latin marty-rium martyrdom, martyr's grave < Late Greek martýrion. See martyr, -y3
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martyry

/ˈmɑːtərɪ/
noun (pl) -tyries
1.
a shrine or chapel erected in honour of a martyr
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