serapea

Serapeum

[ser-uh-pee-uhm]
noun, plural Serapeums, Serapea [ser-uh-pee-uh] .
a place, as a burial site, building, or group of buildings, dedicated to Serapis.

Origin:
1835–45; < Late Latin Serāpēum < Greek Serāpeîon

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