noun Roman Catholic Church.
Origin of monstrance
Examples from the Web for monstrance
When the slanting sun fell upon him in front, the monstrance itself looked like another sun.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
This monstrance is covered also with jewels of great value which almost conceal it, the gifts of royal personages.The Industrial Arts in Spain|Juan F. Riao
Also a monstrance of the same period with very elaborate and beautiful architectural ornament and figures of angels in adoration.The Shores of the Adriatic|F. Hamilton Jackson
It's mean to bring up that about the monstrance—it didn't hurt anybody, did it?Plays by August Strindberg, Third Series|August Strindberg
The archbishop fell to the ground, as did the lunette of the monstrance.