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Line breaks: Mith|raeum
Pronunciation: /mɪˈθriːəm/

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Definition of Mithraeum in English:

noun (plural Mithraea /-ˈθriːə/)

A sanctuary or temple of the god Mithras.


late Latin, from Latin Mithras (see Mithras).

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