heiligdom

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: hei‧lig‧dom

Noun[edit]

heiligdom n (plural heiligdommen, diminutive heiligdommetje n)

  1. Holy building or place, sanctuary.
    Deze kerk is gebouwd op de resten van een heidens heiligdom.
    This church was built on top of the remains of a pagan place of worship.
    Ik mag niet in mijn moeders studeerkamer komen; dat is haar heiligdom.
    I am not supposed to enter my mother's study; that's her sanctuary.

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