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Syllabification: Gol·go·tha
Pronunciation: /ˈɡälɡəTHə, ɡôlˈɡäTHə

Definition of Golgotha in English:

The site of the crucifixion of Jesus; Calvary.


from late Latin, via Greek from an Aramaic form of Hebrew gulgoleth 'skull' (see Matt. 27:33).

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