Sacellum



noun, plural sacella
[suh-kel-uh, -sel-uh] /səˈkɛl ə, -ˈsɛl ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a small chapel, as a monument within a church.
2.
(in ancient Rome) a shrine open to the sky.

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