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A place of worship associated with a sacred person or object.

Related Terms

Term Note
ALTAR A table or podium, often raised and sometimes consecrated, upon which to place offerings or sacrifices to a deity.
CHURCH A building used for public Christian worship.
HOLY WELL A well or spring which is reputed to possess miraculous healing properties.
TEMPLE A building or structure used for religious ceremonies or worship. For later landscape features use GARDEN TEMPLE or FOLLY.

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