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
This usually happened when remains were disturbed due to construction, or when the body of a new saint was ceremonially moved to a more substantial shrine.
But suspicion for the bombing of the Iman Zaman mosque fell immediately on Islamic State, which has previously targeted Shiite shrines and houses of worship.
Photographer: Taylor Weidman A small shrine to the king sits on a table at the Fine Arts Department in Bangkok.
At the Royal Palace Clockwise from top: a royal guard stands outside the royal palace; medals featuring the Thai royal family adorn a guard's uniform; flowers sit at a shrine.
One of the projects Rev. Tuyen Nguyen hopes the bishop-elect will become involved with is the construction of a shrine to Our Lady of La Vang, a Vietnamese Marian apparition.
Some of them rest just beyond this fence, in the shrine to our nation’s heroes, on the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.
One sign of a more complex side to Qom comes upon leaving the vast underground parking structure beneath the golden-domed shrine to Fatimah Masumeh, sister of the eighth imam in Shiite Islam.
Yazdi was buried in Behesht-e Zahra cemetery in southern Tehran, home to a shrine to Khomeini and the gravesites of many prominent Iranians.
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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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