Definition of Calvary in English:

Calvary

Syllabification: Cal·va·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈkalv(ə)rē
 
/
  • 1The hill outside Jerusalem on which Jesus was crucified.
  • 1.1 (as noun a calvary) A sculpture or picture representing the scene of the Crucifixion.

Origin

from late Latin calvaria 'skull', translation of Greek golgotha 'place of a skull' (Matt. 27:33) (see Golgotha).

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