Definition of Shrine. Meaning of Shrine. Synonyms of Shrine

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Definition of Shrine

Shrine
Shrine Shrine, v. t. To enshrine; to place reverently, as in a shrine. ``Shrined in his sanctuary.' --Milton.
Shrine
Shrine Shrine (shr[imac]n), n. [OE. schrin, AS. scr[=i]n, from L. scrinium a case, chest, box.] 1. A case, box, or receptacle, especially one in which are deposited sacred relics, as the bones of a saint. 2. Any sacred place, as an altar, tromb, or the like. Too weak the sacred shrine guard. --Byron. 3. A place or object hallowed from its history or associations; as, a shrine of art.
Shrine
Shrine Shrine, n. Short for Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, a secret order professedly originated by one Kalif Alu, a son-in-law of Mohammed, at Mecca, in the year of the Hegira 25 (about 646 a. d.) In the modern order, established in the United States in 1872, only Knights Templars or thirty-second degree Masons are eligible for admission, though the order itself is not Masonic.

Meaning of Shrine from wikipedia

- A shrine (Latin: scrinium "case or chest for books or papers"; Old French: escrin "box or case") is a sacred or holy site dedicated to a specific deity...
- Shriners International, also commonly known as The Shriners or formerly known as the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, (AAONMS)...
- Yasukuni Shrine (靖国神社 or 靖國神社, Yasukuni Jinja, lit. Peaceful Country) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda, Tokyo. It was founded by Emperor Meiji in...
- The Hazratbal Shrine or Dargah Sharif is a Muslim shrine located in Hazratbal, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. It contains a relic, the Moi-e-Muqqadas...
- A Shinto shrine (神社, jinja, archaic: shinsha, meaning: "place of the god(s)") is a structure whose main purpose is to house ("enshrine") one or more kami...
- rebuilt the shrine in 923, which included a large dome. In 979–980, the Buyid dynasty Shi'i sovereign 'Adud al-Dawla, expanded the shrine, which included...
- The Sannō Shrine (山王神社, Sannō Jinja, literally Mountain king shrine), located about 800 metres south-east of the atomic bomb hypocentre in Nagasaki, is...
- The Shrine Auditorium is a landmark large-event venue in Los Angeles, California. It is also the headquarters of the Al Malaikah Temple, a division of...
- The Shrine of the Book (Hebrew: היכל הספר‎, Heikhal HaSefer) is a wing of the Israel Museum in the Givat Ram neighborhood of Jerusalem that houses the...
- Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社 (嚴島神社), Itsukushima-jinja) is a Shinto shrine on the island of Itsukushima (po****rly known as Miyajima), best known for its "floating"...
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