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large temple of the Greek goddess Artemis which was begun at Ephesus in 541 BC and completed 220 years later; the temple was destroyed by the Goths in 262 Artemision at Ephesus
feast day commemorating the presentation of Christ in the temple; a quarter day in Scotland Candlemas , Candlemas Day , Feb 2
(Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC Channukah , Channukkah , Chanukah , Chanukkah , Feast of Dedication , Feast of Lights , Feast of the Dedication , Festival of Lights , Hannukah , Hanukah , Hanukkah
dispersion of the Jews outside Israel; from the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem in 587-86 BC when they were exiled to Babylonia up to the present time Diaspora
(architecture) the structure consisting of the part of a classical temple above the columns between a capital and the roof entablature
ancient Greek city on the western shore of Asia Minor in what is now Turkey; site of the Temple of Artemis; was a major trading center and played an important role in early Christianity Ephesus
temple slave of ancient Greece hierodule
(Judaism) sanctuary comprised of the innermost chamber of the Tabernacle in the temple of Solomon where the Ark of the Covenant was kept holy of holies , sanctum sanctorum
Chinese temple or shrine for idol worship joss house
(Old Testament) large basin used by a priest in an ancient Jewish temple to perform ritual ablutions laver
member of the Hebrew tribe of Levi (especially the branch that provided male assistants to the temple priests) Levite
Mormon temple Mormon Tabernacle , Tabernacle
seated statue of the supreme god of ancient Greek mythology created for the temple at Olympia; the statue was 40 feet tall and rested on a base that was 12 feet high Olympian Zeus
temple of Far East with curving stacked roofs pagoda
far Eastern tower or temple containing an idol pagoda
Asian temple; usually a pyramidal tower with an upward curving roof pagoda
frangipani of India having an erect habit and conical form; grown in temple gardens pagoda tree , Plumeria acutifolia , temple tree
temple dedicated to all the gods pantheon
(antiquity) a temple to all the gods pantheon
main temple of the goddess Athena; built on the acropolis in Athens more than 400 years B.C.; example of Doric architecture Parthenon
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