[ ser-uh-pee-uhm ]

noun,plural Ser·a·pe·ums, Ser·a·pe·a [ser-uh-pee-uh]. /ˌsɛr əˈpi ə/.
  1. a place, as a burial site, building, or group of buildings, dedicated to Serapis.

Origin of Serapeum

1835–45; <Late Latin Serāpēum<Greek Serāpeîon

Words Nearby Serapeum Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Serapeum in a sentence

  • The Imperial troops were in fact masters of the secret passage; and they had begun the attack on the Serapeum in earnest.

    Serapis, Complete | Georg Ebers
  • The Bishop and the monks in the Serapeum, meant the overthrow of the statue of the sovereign god—death and destruction.

    Serapis, Complete | Georg Ebers