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basilica British & World English

A large oblong hall or building with double colonnades and a semicircular apse, used in ancient Rome as a law court or for public assemblies

Liberian basilica British & World English

The church of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome, said to have been founded by Liberius.

St Peter's Basilica British & World English

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