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shrine
American English: /ʃraɪn/
British English: /ʃrʌɪn/

Translation of shrine in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (holy place)
    santuario (masculine)
    santo lugar (masculine)
    (in out-of-the-way place)
    ermita (feminine)
    a shrine to the dead star
    un altar or santuario a la desaparecida estrella
    1.2 (alcove)
    Example sentences
    • There is a new statue in the shrine, larger and gold-plated.
    • Adriana hid the trinkets in her bedroom, in her little shrine with its statue of the Virgin.
    • The shrine's niche was full of so many old flowers I couldn't even see which saint was in it.
    1.3 (tomb)
    Example sentences
    • On these days they do not enter temples or home shrines, or approach holy men.
    • The Sikhs were also deprived of many historic shrines and holy places which were left in Pakistan.
    • Many of my friends who are non-Muslims wonder why they are not allowed to visit Makkah and Madinah during Hajj while Muslims are allowed to visit their holy cities and shrines.
    1.4 (reliquary)
    Example sentences
    • The church and Minster of St.Werburgs also would have commissioned him to make various ecclesiastical bronze ware such as Thuribles, Censers etc; possibly even elements to shrines and reliquaries.
    • It is now accepted in art circles that the belt was a reliquary or shrine.
    • The chests or reliquaries in which they were buried were often venerated as shrines and could also serve as an altar.

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