Definition of temple:
- A building dedicated to the administration of ordinances.
- A contrivence used in a loom for keeping the web stretched transversely.
- A local organization of Odd Fellows.
- A place or edifice dedicated to the worship of some deity; as, the temple of Jupiter at Athens, or of Juggernaut in India.
- Fig.: Any place in which the divine presence specially resides.
- Hence, among Christians, an edifice erected as a place of public worship; a church.
- One of the side bars of a pair of spectacles, jointed to the bows, and passing one on either side of the head to hold the spectacles in place.
- The edifice erected at Jerusalem for the worship of Jehovah.
- The space, on either side of the head, back of the eye and forehead, above the zygomatic arch and in front of the ear.
- To build a temple for; to appropriate a temple to; as, to temple a god.
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- religious building (part of speech: noun)
- "The Window at the White Cat", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
- "The Book of Khalid", Ameen Rihani.
- "The Patrician", John Galsworthy.