(in ancient Semitic religions) a place of worship, usually a temple or altar on a hilltop.
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How to use high place in a sentence
He’s got friends in high places and they want to protect him.Capitol Police Officer Who Killed Ashli Babbitt Breaks His Silence: ‘I Saved Countless Lives’ | Blake Montgomery, Kelly Weill | August 26, 2021 | The Daily Beast
If you lose sight of the bat, look for it in high places such as your curtain rod, the top of a bookshelf, or a hanging light fixture.
At 42, he has experienced more hurt and loss in high places than most who spend a lifetime there.
One fungus burns holes in flies’ bodies so spores will parachute down to infect flies below, while another fungus forces insects to go to a high place when they’re ready to die so that spores will rain from the air.A fungus could turn some cicadas into sex-crazed ‘salt shakers of death’ | Marisa Iati | May 19, 2021 | Washington Post
It was the night that dwellers in caves had watched from some high place among rocks.One Perfect Summer Day in Virginia Woolf, Saul Bellow and Others | Matt Seidel | September 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
For that, she did sacrifice her majority, but she will hold a high place in history.As GOP Sinks Plan B, Obama Should Tune Out His Own Party’s Doubters | Robert Shrum | December 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
As Spain, however, has fallen from the high place she once held, her colonial system has also gone down.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
Adamov left the school with a gold medal and rose rapidly to a high place in the Ministry of Justice.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
Until this card fever descended upon the town, it was generally regarded as occupying a high place among communities of its size.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
When his father died, he returned to Virginia and inherited 25,000 acres, political supremacy and a high place in social circles.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
In our "List of firms which must have a telegraphic address" Mr. Brown takes a high place.
British Dictionary definitions for high place
Old Testament a place of idolatrous worship, esp a hilltop
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