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01. His girlfriend's parents are Sikhs, so they got married in a Sikh [temple].
02. They visited a number of Shinto [temples] when they went to Japan.
03. We saw a beautiful statue of the Buddha in a [temple] in Sri Lanka.
04. Felicita helped ease Victor's headache by massaging his [temples] and his neck.
05. The young man fell unconscious after receiving a blow to the [temple] from another hockey player.
06. Sikhs the world over were outraged at the attack on the [temple] at Amritsar by the Indian army a number of years ago.
07. The parade lead to the Hindu [temple] in the center of town.
08. There is a Chinese proverb which observes that the jail is closed day and night, and is always full, whereas [temples] are always open, and are still empty.
09. J. Krishnamurti once stated that religion is the frozen thought of men, out of which they build [temples].
10. The first known monumental [temples] were built in Mesopotamia around 4000 B.C.
11. There's a [temple] in Sri Lanka dedicated to a tooth of the Buddha.
12. In ancient Greece, where the mouse was sacred to Apollo, mice were sometimes eaten by [temple] priests.
13. On the stone [temples] of Madura in southern India, there are more than 30 million carved images of gods and goddesses.
14. Wat Benjamabophit is the last major [temple] to have been built in Bangkok.
15. The Great [Temple] at El-Karnak, built in Egypt more than 3,000 years ago, is larger than the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris.
16. The Greeks held Zeus, King of the Gods, in great honor, and they built many [temples] for him.
17. On Chinese New Year's Eve, people go to the [temple] to pray for their ancestors and for good fortune.

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  • temple — [ tɑ̃pl ] n. m. • temple de Salomon 1080; lat. templum 1 ♦ (1170) Didact. Édifice public consacré au culte d une divinité. ⇒aussi église, mosquée, pagode, synagogue. « La crainte a élevé des temples » (Valéry). Consacrer; profaner un temple. 2 ♦… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Temple — • The Latin form, templum, from which the English temple is derived, originally signified an uncovered area marked off by boundaries; especially the place marked off by the augurs to be excepted from all profane uses Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • temple — 1. (tan pl ) s. m. 1°   Chez les Romains, lieu découvert d où la vue pouvait s étendre, et consacré par les augures. •   Le sénat ne pouvait s assembler légalement que dans un lieu consacré par les augures, auquel on donnait pour cette raison le… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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  • Temple — Tem ple, n. [AS. tempel, from L. templum a space marked out, sanctuary, temple; cf. Gr. ? a piece of land marked off, land dedicated to a god: cf. F. t[ e]mple, from the Latin. Cf. {Contemplate}.] 1. A place or edifice dedicated to the worship of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Temple — puede referirse a: Templanza, una virtud. La técnica de pintura denominada pintura al temple. La Orden del Temple, orden medieval de carácter religioso y militar nacida en la primera cruzada. Templado del acero Sir William Temple, estadista y… …   Wikipedia Español

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