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
Earlier in the day, Haley undertook an interfaith journey in New Delhi, visiting a Hindu temple, a Sikh shrine, a mosque and a church in old parts of the capital.
Also high on this list of missing jobs: positions at churches, shrines, temples, and mosques.
Temples and shrines throughout Japan display taiko as a symbol of purification and to dispel evil spirits.
It was claimed by the Islamic State, a radical Sunni militant group, which has previously targeted mosques, shrines, schools and other sites in the same area.
Police say one of the men kidnapped the girl from the field and dragged her to a small shrine, where she was drugged and locked up for at least four days, and repeatedly gang-raped.
Sackett bought the building 14 years ago and converted the ground floor into a replica of a 19th century general store, a kind of shrine to the art of printing.
Parked in the middle of the museum, the huge red-white-and-blue semi is the centerpiece of this shrine.
Though Ubud is renowned for its shrines, don’t miss out on the superb shopping either: Gaya ceramics on its outskirts is a pottery shop run by two Italian expats that supplies brands like Bulgari with stoneware.
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SHRINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shrine for English Language Learners
: a place connected with a holy person or event where people go to worship
: a place that people visit because it is connected with someone or something that is important to them
SHRINE Defined for Kids
Definition of shrine for Students
- The Lincoln Memorial is a shrine to all lovers of freedom.
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