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[hahy-uh-ron, hahy-ron] /ˈhaɪ əˌrɒn, ˈhaɪ rɒn/

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


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

  • Hieronymite

    [hahy-uh-ron-uh-mahyt, hahy-ron-] /ˌhaɪ əˈrɒn əˌmaɪt, haɪˈrɒn-/ noun 1. a member of a congregation of hermits named after St. Jerome.

  • Hieronymus

    [hahy-uh-ron-uh-muh s, hahy-ron-] /ˌhaɪ əˈrɒn ə məs, haɪˈrɒn-/ noun 1. Eusebius [yoo-see-bee-uh s] /yuˈsi bi əs/ (Show IPA), . /ˌhaɪəˈrɒnɪməs/ noun 1. Eusebius (juːˈsiːbɪəs). the Latin name of Saint Jerome See Jerome

  • Hierophant

    [hahy-er-uh-fant, hahy-ruh-, hahy-er-uh-] /ˈhaɪ ər əˌfænt, ˈhaɪ rə-, haɪˈɛr ə-/ noun 1. (in ancient Greece) an official expounder of rites of worship and sacrifice. 2. any interpreter of sacred mysteries or esoteric principles; mystagogue. /ˈhaɪərəˌfænt/ noun 1. (in ancient Greece) an official high priest of religious mysteries, esp those of Eleusis 2. a person who […]

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