high place


noun

(in ancient Semitic religions) a place of worship, usually a temple or altar on a hilltop.

Nearby words

  1. high mass,
  2. high milling,
  3. high noon,
  4. high off the hog, eat,
  5. high on,
  6. high places,
  7. high places, friends in,
  8. high point,
  9. high polymer,
  10. high priest

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British Dictionary definitions for high places

high places

pl n

positions and offices of influence and importancea scandal in high places

high place

noun

Old Testament a place of idolatrous worship, esp a hilltop
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