noun \ˈkal-v(ə-)rē\
plural cal·va·ries

Definition of CALVARY

:  an open-air representation of the crucifixion of Jesus
:  an experience of usually intense mental suffering

Origin of CALVARY

Calvary, the hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified
First Known Use: 1738

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary


geographical name \ˈkal-v(ə-)rē\

Definition of CALVARY

place outside ancient Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified

Variants of CALVARY

Cal·va·ry or Hebrew Gol·go·tha \ˈgäl-gə-thə, gäl-ˈgä-thə\


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