[ US /ˈtɛmpəɫ/ ]
[ UK /tˈɛmpə‍l/ ]
  1. place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
  2. (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
  3. an edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes
  4. the flat area on either side of the forehead
    the veins in his temple throbbed
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How To Use temple In A Sentence

  • Three tall memorial archways inscribed with Chinese characters stand outside the temple.
  • The Temple to the Hebrew God YHVH, built by King David, was destroyed and much of the Jewish population (Jew comes from the word Judah, one of the 12 tribes) were deported to Babylon, known to Jews as the Babylonian captivity. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • But a surge in thefts of treasured relics from ancient temples and monuments has reached such a level that an agonised debate has begun over bringing back the death penalty.
  • The annexe has the feel of a private house with a wood fire and stupendous views of the temples of Baalbek.
  • The herds and bands of elephants, horses, dancing girls and musicians, and scenes from the Ramayana come alive on the outer walls of the temple.
  • She arranged for a sizeable loan from the temple based on her deposits there and then purchased a great store of corn from the temple granaries.
  • Paul Temple pushes through a field of shoulder-high oilseed rape and twists one of the plants back to show me.
  • And nyghe besyde that temple, upon the right syde, is a chirche covered with leed, that is clept Salomones The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville
  • The centre of these buildings was the great/zikkurat/, or temple-tower, square on its plan, and with the sides facing the cardinal points. The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria
  • As the passage continues there is a section of rotten flooring supported on dubious stemples just above head height.
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