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1cathedral

adjective ca·the·dral \kə-ˈthē-drəl\

Definition of CATHEDRAL

1
:  of, relating to, or containing a cathedra
2
:  emanating from a chair of authority
3
:  suggestive of a cathedral <a cathedral grove of redwoods>

First Known Use of CATHEDRAL

14th century

Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth

Rhymes with CATHEDRAL

2cathedral

noun

: the main church of an area that is headed by a bishop

Full Definition of CATHEDRAL

1
:  a church that is the official seat of a diocesan bishop
2
:  something that resembles or suggests a cathedral (as in size or importance) <a cathedral of business> <the sports cathedral>

Examples of CATHEDRAL

  1. <the company didn't want just a new office building—it demanded a cathedral that proclaimed its place among the giants of finance>

Illustration of CATHEDRAL

First Known Use of CATHEDRAL

1587

Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth

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