Definition of St. Peter's Basilica in English:

St. Peter's Basilica

Syllabification: St. Pe·ter's Ba·sil·i·ca
  • A Roman Catholic basilica in the Vatican City. Built in the 16th century on the site of a structure erected by Constantine on the supposed site of St. Peter’s crucifixion, it is the largest Christian church.

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