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Definition of Calvary

Calvary
Calvary Cal"va*ry (k[a^]l"v[.a]*r[y^]), n. [L. calvaria a bare skull, fr. calva the scalp without hair. fr. calvus bald; cf. F. calvaire.] 1. The place where Christ was crucified, on a small hill outside of Jerusalem. --Luke xxiii. 33. Note: The Latin calvaria is a translation of the Greek krani`on of the Evangelists, which is an interpretation of the Hebrew Golgotha. --Dr. W. Smith. 2. A representation of the crucifixion, consisting of three crosses with the figures of Christ and the thieves, often as large as life, and sometimes surrounded by figures of other personages who were present at the crucifixion. 3. (Her.) A cross, set upon three steps; -- more properly called cross calvary.

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- Calvary, or Golgotha (Koinē Gr****: Γολγοθᾶ[ς] Golgothâ[s], traditionally interpreted as reflecting Syriac: ܓܓܘܠܬܐ‎ gāgūlṯā, as it were Hebrew gulgōleṯ...
- Calvary Chapel, an ****ociation of evangelical Christian churches, maintains a number of radio stations around the world and operates many local Calvary...
- Calvary is a 2014 Irish drama film written and directed by John Michael McDonagh. It stars Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen,...
- Calvary is the hill in Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified. Calvary may also refer to: Calvary (2014 film), a 2014 film Calvary (1920 film), a 1920 British...
- Calvary Temple is an evangelical non-denominational Christian megachurch of Hyderabad, in India. It has 330,000 members. The founder and pastor of this...
- Calvary Church may refer to: Calvary Church of Santa Ana, California Calvary Church, Hillcrest, Delaware Calvary Church (Grand Rapids), Michigan Calvary...
- Christ. Alternative names include the Procession to Calvary, Road to Calvary and Way to Calvary, Calvary or Golgotha being the site of the crucifixion outside...
- A calvary, also called calvary hill, Sacred Mount, or Sacred Mountain, is a type of Christian sacred place, built on the slopes of a hill, composed by...
- Casey Calvary (born April 27, 1979 in Würzburg, Germany) is a retired American basketball player. He pla**** professionally in ****an, the United States...
- Calvary Cemetery is a Roman Catholic cemetery in Maspeth and Woodside, Queens, in New York City, New York, United States. With about 3 million burials...
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