- 1.1 (object) reliquia (f) the ceremony is a relic from medieval times la ceremonia es un vestigio de una tradición medieval are you still driving that old relic? [colloquial/familiar] ¿todavía tienes esa cascarria antediluviana? [familiar/colloquial]More example sentences1.2 [Relig] reliquia (f)
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- The saddle no longer looked like an interesting historical relic but an instrument of torture.
- It's a city packed full of historical monuments and relics, of myths and legends, which seem to come to life every time you walk through its century old streets.
- Models of historic buildings and cultural relics enable architects and archaeologists to study their subject in closer detail than might otherwise be possible.
- The holy relic is believed to protect the 25 sq. km. former Portuguese colony, on the doorstep of China, from natural disasters.
- Pilgrimages to the sites of miracles and holy relics grew ever more popular, and the number of such places increased.
- The reverence shown for relics has roots in the celebration of the Eucharist over the graves of the first Christian martyrs.
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