temenos

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τέμενος (témenos).

Noun[edit]

temenos (plural temenoi or temene)

  1. A piece of ground surrounding or adjacent to a temple; a sacred enclosure or precinct.
  2. A piece of land marked off from common uses and assigned as an official domain, especially to a king, chief, or god.
  3. A sacred circle where one can be oneself without fear.

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