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Sense: 1
Date: 800-900
Language: Latin
Origin: templum
Sense: 2
Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: Vulgar Latin tempula, from Latin tempora (plural)

temple

noun
     
Related topics: Human, Religion
tem‧ple [countable]
1RR a building where people go to worship, in the Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, and Mormon religions
2 [usually plural]HBH one of the two fairly flat areas on each side of your forehead
WORD FOCUS: god WORD FOCUS: god
places where people worship God: church (Christians)
temple
(Buddhists and Hindus)
mosque
(Muslims)
synagogue
(Jews)

treated with great respect because of being connected with God: holy, sacred

having strong beliefs in God: devout, pious

someone who does not believe in God : atheist

someone who is not sure if God exists: agnostic
god

See also
god

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