Translation of relic in Spanish:
- 1 (object) the ceremony is a relic from medieval timesla ceremonia es un vestigio de una tradición medievalare you still driving that old relic? [colloquial]¿todavía tienes esa cascarria antediluviana? [colloquial]Example sentences
- 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.
- 2 (Religion)Example sentences
- 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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