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Definition 1: a sacred place of pilgrimage - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for holy in the sense of this definition

(holy is a kind of ...) a point located with respect to surface features of some region

"this is a nice place for a picnic" "a bright spot on a planet"

Definition 2: belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power - [adjective denoting all]

(holy is similar to ...) Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration

(holy is similar to ...) worthy of worship

"the Blessed Trinity"

(holy is similar to ...) made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use

"a consecrated church" "the sacred mosque" "sacred elephants" "sacred bread and wine" "sanctified wine"

(holy is similar to ...) worthy of religious veneration

"the sacred name of Jesus" "Jerusalem's hallowed soil"

(means also ...) solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high or sacred purpose

"a life consecrated to science" "the consecrated chapel" "a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II"

(means also ...) concerned with religion or religious purposes

"sacred texts" "sacred rites" "sacred music"

(... are attributes of holy) the quality of being holy

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