HyperDic: holy

English > 2 senses of the word holy:
ADJECTIVEallholybelonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power
NOUNlocationholy, holy place, sanctuma sacred place of pilgrimage
holy > pronunciation
Soundshhow'liy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > holy: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningbelonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power.
Attribute ofholiness, sanctity, sanctitudeThe quality of being holy
NarrowerBlessedworthy of worship
beatified, blessedRoman Catholic
consecrated, sacred, sanctifiedmade or declared or believed to be holy
hallowed, sacredworthy of religious veneration
See alsoconsecrated, consecrate, dedicatedsolemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose
sacredconcerned with religion or religious purposes
Oppositeunholy, unhallowednot hallowed or consecrated
Spanishsagrado, santo
Catalansagrada, sagrat, sant, santa
Nounsholinessthe quality of being holy
English > holy: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA sacred place of pilgrimage.
Synonymsholy place, sanctum
Broadertopographic point, place, spotA point located with respect to surface features of some region
Spanishlugar sagrado
Catalanlloc sagrat

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