[hahy-uh-rol-uh-tree, hahy-rol-] /ˌhaɪ əˈrɒl ə tri, haɪˈrɒl-/

worship or veneration of saints or sacred things.


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    [hahy-er-uh-muhngk, hahy-ruh-] /ˈhaɪ ər əˌmʌŋk, ˈhaɪ rə-/ noun, Eastern Church. 1. a monk who is also a priest.

  • Hierology

    [hahy-uh-rol-uh-jee, hahy-rol-] /ˌhaɪ əˈrɒl ə dʒi, haɪˈrɒl-/ noun 1. literature or learning regarding sacred things. 2. hagiological literature or learning. /ˌhaɪəˈrɒlədʒɪ/ noun (pl) -gies 1. sacred literature 2. a biography of a saint

  • Hieron

    [hahy-uh-ron, hahy-ron] /ˈhaɪ əˌrɒn, ˈhaɪ rɒn/ noun, plural hiera [hahy-er-uh, hahy-ruh] /ˈhaɪ ər ə, ˈhaɪ rə/ (Show IPA) 1. (in ancient Greece) a temple or a sacred place.

  • Hieronymic

    [hahy-er-uh-nim-ik, hahy-ruh-] /ˌhaɪ ər əˈnɪm ɪk, ˌhaɪ rə-/ adjective 1. of or relating to St. Jerome.

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