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
According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the shrine was destroyed a day later, with the remnants of the candles littering the ground.
From that humble beginning arose the first cathedral, consecrated in 1954 as a shrine to the patron saint of local miners, the Virgin of the Rosary of Guasa.
To keep things moving, there are three parallel moving sidewalks directly beneath the shrine.
Apart from food offerings and libations, altars (ofrendas) serve as shrines, using images of the deceased and other relics considered holy.
Indeed, shops are stocked with Iranian goods, and several million Iranians partake in an annual pilgrimage to Shiite shrines.
The Washington museum has a major Till relic: his coffin, displayed in a shrine-like room.
There are literally millions of people who make a religious pilgrimage to her shrine at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Trammell's next visit to the Hall will certainly last longer than his first trip to the shrine in upstate New York.
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Origin and Etymology of shrine
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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