temple - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/ˈtemp(ə)l/
singulartemple
pluraltemples
  1. 1
    [countable] a building used for worship in some religions, typically religions other than Christianity

    a Hindu/Buddhist/Sikh temple

    an ancient Greek/Roman/Egyptian temple

    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] American a synagogue where Jewish people worship
  2. 2
    [countable] the flat area on either side of your forehead next to your eyes
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