[ see-kos ]
/ ˈsi kɒs /
Save This Word!
(in ancient Greece)
- a sanctuary.
- the cella of a temple.
any of various other shrines or sanctuaries.
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Origin of sekos
First recorded in 1810–20, sekos is from the Greek word sēkós enclosed area
Words nearby sekos
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
How to use sekos in a sentence
Of these the rear was 20 cubits square, forming the Holy of Holies, the sekos of the Egyptian temples.A Manual of the Historical Development of Art|G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi