Translation of altar in Spanish:

altar

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːltər; ˈɔːltə(r)/

n

  • altar (masculine) to lead sb to the altar llevar a algn al altar to sacrifice sth/sb on the altar of greed sacrificar* algo/a algn a la codicia (before noun/delante del nombre) altar boy monaguillo (masculine), acólito (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • His mice are to be found everywhere: scurrying across church pews and altars, sitting on oak ashtrays, inside clock cases and on oak bookends, even peeking out from beneath oak dining tables and chairs designed for grand country homes.
    • In addition, above the altar in the side chapel, the church has placed a large painting by Mr Willson.
    • The stained glass windows behind the altar in Glann Church are in need of repair.

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