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martyry

Saltos de línea: mar|tyry
Pronunciación: /ˈmɑːtəri
 
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Definición de martyry en inglés:

sustantivo (plural martyries)

A shrine or church erected in honour of a martyr.
Example sentences
  • In Martyries and Monasteries ordinations are strictly forbidden.
  • The Romanesque church dating from the 12th C. boasts a rose martyry as well as beautiful naive paintings.

Origen

Middle English (denoting martyrdom): via medieval Latin from Greek marturion 'martyrdom'.

Words that rhyme with martyry

artery, Tartary

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