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Holy Sepulchre

noun
1.
(New Testament) the tomb in which the body of Christ was laid after the Crucifixion
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  • And yesterday, for a moment, I almost dreamed of kneeling with her at the holy sepulchre!

    Tancred Benjamin Disraeli
  • The knight did it; he went on fighting, but he fought for the holy sepulchre.

    Medival Wales A. G. Little
  • And you also, Henry, you have taken the cross, and vowed to fight for the holy sepulchre.'

    The Boy Crusaders John G. Edgar
  • The holy sepulchre is under the roof of this great167 church.

  • Why should they not have been intended for the holy sepulchre at Easter?

  • By the holy sepulchre, he is precisely the enemy my soul leaps to meet!

    Rienzi Edward Bulwer Lytton
  • Then it is that the Heaven-sent fire issues from the holy sepulchre.

    Eothen A. W. Kinglake
  • Nothing has any fascination for us, now, but the Church of the holy sepulchre.

    The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • This work was enclosed in a chest and deposited in the church of the holy sepulchre.

    Cyprus Franz von Lher

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