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Syllabification: fane
Pronunciation: /fān

Definition of fane in English:


A temple or shrine.
Example sentences
  • Today the Andal cult is not only popular in the whole of India but is gaining fast in the United States where separate fanes for Goda Devi have been erected in Hindu temples.


late Middle English: from Latin fanum.

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