Examples of shrine in a Sentence
the shrine of Saint Mary
They erected a shrine to the saint.
tourists visiting the shrines of American independence
The writer's house has become a shrine to his fans.
Recent Examples of shrine from the Web
The group visited the ancient Senso-ji Temple and a Shinto shrine but ate all their meals at the hotel.
The Österreichisches Freilichtsmuseum is a shrine to traditional village life and craft culture.
Jordan, the custodian of the Aqsa shrine in Jerusalem, helped resolved the crisis involving the mosque, set off when Israel placed metal detectors, cameras and other security measures at entrances to the compound.
Christianity arrived here in Roman times, and since then, followers of the Ethiopian Orthodox church have built scores of elaborate monasteries and shrines, including those carved into the face of a cliff at Tigray or sunken at Lalilbela.
Just beyond the 1908 Mission Revival house lies a full acre of lush green lawn adorned with pillared steps and a traditional Japanese shrine that offers a more chill socialization scene.
An entire wall houses a colorful patchwork of matchbooks from Kansas City businesses; one corner holds a shrine to Pabst Blue Ribbon beer — his favorite — and another features stacks of paint cans from his grandfather’s business, Minnesota Paints.
The attack marks the deadliest assault on Hindu pilgrims in the region since 2000, when 30 people were killed during the Amarnath Yatra, an annual religious pilgrimage to a cave shrine in the Himalayas.
Between them, IS and the coalition have destroyed too many shrines and mosques to leave much of historic value, including the al-Nuri mosque dating back to Crusader times from where Mr Baghdadi proclaimed himself caliph.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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- The Lincoln Memorial is a shrine to all lovers of freedom.
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