Calvary



Golgotha, the place where Jesus was crucified. Luke 23:33.
(often lowercase) a sculptured representation of the Crucifixion, usually erected in the open air.
(lowercase) an experience or occasion of extreme suffering, especially mental suffering.
Contemporary Examples

Calvary Chapel’s Tangled Web David Sessions January 26, 2013
Calvary Chapel’s Tangled Web David Sessions January 26, 2013
Calvary Chapel’s Tangled Web David Sessions January 26, 2013
Calvary Chapel’s Tangled Web David Sessions January 26, 2013
Calvary Chapel’s Tangled Web David Sessions January 26, 2013

Historical Examples

Eothen A. W. Kinglake
The Greater Love George T. McCarthy
The Boy Land Boomer Ralph Bonehill
Holy in Christ Andrew Murray
The Manxman Hall Caine

noun (pl) -ries
(often capital) a representation of Christ’s crucifixion, usually sculptured and in the open air
any experience involving great suffering
noun
the place just outside the walls of Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified Also called Golgotha

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