[ US /ˈʃɹaɪn/ ]
[ UK /ʃɹˈa‍ɪn/ ]
  1. enclose in a shrine
    the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral
  1. a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
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How To Use shrine In A Sentence

  • The Act enshrines principles social workers fought hard to get on the statute book.
  • They believe that the pir's gravesite is full of blessings, and they attend at shrines to pray to God for favors.
  • Both Jews and Muslims worship the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem as a holy shrine.
  • He located seven sites connected with the lives of the Gurus and had shrines raised thereon within the space of eight months, from April to November 1783.
  • The little silver bell tinkles at a wayside shrine, calling the labouring man to propitiate the idol for the carelessness and detected dishonesties of his day's labours, and goodly Hindus, men and women, stream down the busy thoroughfare, responsive to the call. Love and Life Behind the Purdah
  • They're monuments to dead climbers - not gravestones per se but carefully constructed shrines.
  • A stupa is a huge type of shrine and this one happens to be the biggest one in the whole of Asia!! TravelPod.com TravelStream? ? Recent Entries at TravelPod.com
  • Elvis's home has become a shrine for his fans.
  • It is enshrined in draft legislation sponsored by Mario Segni, who championed the cause of electoral reform.
  • The supreme law enshrined multi-racial power-sharing in Fiji's government.
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