[ see-kos ]
/ ˈsi kɒs /
(in ancient Greece)
- a sanctuary.
- the cella of a temple.
any of various other shrines or sanctuaries.
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Origin of sekos
First recorded in 1810–20, sekos is from the Greek word sēkós enclosed area
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Example sentences from the Web for sekos
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