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martyrium

[ mahr-tir-ee-uhm ]
/ mɑrˈtɪr i əm /
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noun, plural mar·tyr·i·a [mahr-tir-ee-uh]. /mɑrˈtɪr i ə/.

a place where the relics of a martyr are kept.
a church built above the tomb of a martyr or in honor of a martyr.

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Origin of martyrium

From Late Latin, dating back to 1705–15; see origin at martyry
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