[hal-i-duh m]


a holy place, as a church or sanctuary.

Also hal·i·dome [hal-i-dohm] /ˈhæl ɪˌdoʊm/.

Origin of halidom

before 1000; Middle English; Old English hāligdōm. See holy, -dom
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archaic a holy place or thing

Word Origin for halidom

Old English hāligdōm; see holy, -dom
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