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synonyms for basilica

  • shrine
  • temple
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How to use basilica in a sentence

A stately basilica was erected over the entrance to the Catacomb, it is said in the time of Constantine.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
This is situated near the basilica of St. Agnes, and overlies part of the Catacomb.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
The Callevan Forum seems in general simpler than others, but its basilica is remarkably large.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The Duomo is a basilica with nave and double aisles , with 110a transept flanked with aisles, covered by a dome over the crossing.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
It is of basilica form, with a nave and aisles flanked by sixteen columns of sandstone.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
It is more like a catacomb than a basilica, for the world is buried deep in sorrows and fears.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
So it followed that now, standing in the chequer-work of sunshine within the great basilica, self-congratulation awoke in her.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
The early Christian churches were in the basilica form,—bearing a resemblance to the Roman courts of justice.
HOW TO OBSERVEHARRIET MARTINEAU
The child was sitting on the wall looking at the congregation streaming into the basilica of St. Mark.
SERAPIS, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
The barbarians conveyed both you and her to the basilica that you might find a place of safety or at least a tomb.
THE MAKERS OF MODERN ROMEMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BASILICA

  • basilica
  • bishop's seat
  • chancel
  • holy place
  • house of God
  • house of prayer
  • house of worship
  • minster
  • place of worship
  • sanctuary
  • temple
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