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 John Paul relic will reside permanently in the shrine’s upper church.
Several flower vases near the shrine were also destroyed.
But before going out to purchase another new crystal, take a page from a simple (and free) Buddhist practice, which calls for a fresh bowl of water to be left on a shrine every day.
Media: Brandpoint The diocesan shrine and surrounding facilities, which are the property of the Archdiocese of Galveston and Houston, were inundated with more than 4 feet of water.
In 1984, the authorities determined that a Jewish militant group was plotting to blow up the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, one of Islam’s holiest shrines.
The bishop of Lourdes, Nicolas Brouwet announced the declaration during Mass at the shrine’s basilica.
Many Milwaukee and Wauwatosa residents will be relieved to know the beloved Catholic shrine is not part of the sale.
Mohammed Ibrahim Ali, a retired engineer, patiently waited for the polls to open at Cairo's bustling Sayda Zeinab neighborhood, home to a famous Islamic shrine.
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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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