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shrine

Ὦ ξεῖν’, ἀγγέλλειν Λακεδαιμονίοις ὅτι τῇδε κείμεθα τοῖς κείνων ῥήμασι πειθόμενοι. -> Go tell the Spartans, stranger passing by, that here, obedient to their laws, we lie.
Simonides of Kea

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subs.

P. and V. νεώς, ὁ, ἱερόν, τό, ἄδυτον, τό, V. ἵδρυμα, τό (also Plat. but rare P.), ἀνάκτορον, τό, σηκός, ὁ, Ar. and V. ναός, ὁ; see temple.

Oracular shrine: P. and V. μαντεῖον, τό, or pl., V. χρηστήριον, τό, or pl.

v. trans.

See enshrine, consecrate.