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Pronunciation : Shrine
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OE. schrin, AS. scrin, from L. scrinium a case, chest, box.]
Definition : 1. A case, box, or receptacle, especially one in which are deposited sacred relics, as the bones of a saint.

2. Any sacred place, as an altar, tromb, or the like. Too weak the sacred shrine guard. Byron.

3. A place or object hallowed from its history or associations; as, a shrine of art.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Shrine
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To enshrine; to place reverently, as in a shrine. "Shrined in his sanctuary." Milton.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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