calvary

noun
cal·​va·​ry | \ˈkal-v(ə-)rē \
plural calvaries

Definition of calvary 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : an open-air representation of the crucifixion of Jesus

2 : an experience of usually intense mental suffering

Calvary

geographical name
Cal·​va·​ry | \ˈkal-v(ə-)rē \
variants: or Hebrew Golgotha \ ˈgäl-​gə-​thə , gäl-​ˈgä-​thə \

Definition of Calvary (Entry 2 of 2)

place outside ancient Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified

First Known Use of calvary

Noun

1738, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for calvary

Noun

Calvary, the hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified

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