temple


Definition: Meaning of, temple in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈtɛmp(ə)l /

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  1. a building where people go to WORSHIP, in the Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, and Mormon religions
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  2. [usually plural] one of the two fairly flat areas on each side of your FOREHEAD
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Temple


Definition: Meaning of, Temple in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈtɛmpl /

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  1. an area in central London which contains the INNER TEMPLE and the MIDDLE TEMPLE, two parts of the INNS OF COURT . Many lawyers and BARRISTER s work there.
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Temple used in phrases

  • Golden Temple
    1. the Golden Gate a TEMPLE (= a type of church) in AMRITSAR in India which is very important in the SIKH religion. It stands in the middle of a holy lake and contains the holy book of the SIKHs.
  • Inner Temple, the
    1. a London organization of law students and BARRISTER s and the buildings they use, which is the oldest of the four INNS OF COURT
  • Middle Temple, the
    1. a London organization of law students and BARRISTER s and the buildings they use, which is one of the four INNS OF COURT
  • Shirley Temple
    1. a popular drink for children in the US, made from LEMONADE and GRENADINE (= a sweet red liquid), and served with a CHERRY . Shirley Temples are usually served in restaurants, and they are sometimes called ROY ROGERS if they are served to boys.
  • Shirley Temple Black (noun)
    1. born in 1928 popular child actress of the 1930's
  • Temple of Apollo (noun)
    1. Greek mythology the oracle at Delphi where a priestess supposedly delivered messages from Apollo to those who sought advice; the messages were usually obscure or ambiguous
  • Temple of Artemis (noun)
    1. a large temple at Ephesus that was said to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world
  • Temple of Jerusalem (noun)
    1. any of three successive temples in Jerusalem that served as the primary centre for Jewish worship; the first temple contained the Ark of the Covenant and was built by Solomon in the 10th century BC and destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC; the second was built in 515 BC and the third was an enlargement by Herod the Great in 20 BC that was destroyed by the Romans during a Jewish revolt in AD 70; all that remains is the Wailing Wall
  • Temple of Solomon (noun)
    1. any of three successive temples in Jerusalem that served as the primary centre for Jewish worship; the first temple contained the Ark of the Covenant and was built by Solomon in the 10th century BC and destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC; the second was built in 515 BC and the third was an enlargement by Herod the Great in 20 BC that was destroyed by the Romans during a Jewish revolt in AD 70; all that remains is the Wailing Wall
  • Temple, Shirley
    1. (1928- ) a US child actress who was very popular during the 1930s. She sang and danced and had BLONDE curly hair. Her films include Little Miss Marker (1934) and Heidi (1937). As an adult she became Shirley Temple Black, and worked as an AMBASSADOR for the US government.
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