Definition of Calvary in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkalv(ə)ri
1The hill outside Jerusalem on which Christ was crucified.
1.1 (as noun a calvary) A sculpture or picture representing the scene of the Crucifixion.


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

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