Definition of Shrines

1. Noun. (plural of shrine) ¹



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Definition of Shrines

1. shrine [v] - See also: shrine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shrines

shrimpier
shrimpiest
shrimpiness
shrimping
shrimpless
shrimplet
shrimplets
shrimplike
shrimps
shrimpy
shrinal
shrine
shrined
shrineless
shrinelike
shrines (current term)
shrining
shrink
shrink-wrap
shrink-wrapped
shrink-wrapped software
shrink-wrapping
shrink-wraps
shrink away
shrink back
shrink from
shrink up
shrinkable
shrinkages

Literary usage of Shrines

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Political Philosophy of Modern Shintō: A Study of the State Religion of by Daniel Clarence Holtom (1922)
"Reference to the statistical tables1 will show that while the reported totals for small shrines of village and ungraded classes have decreased since 1900, ..."

2. Hindu Castes and Sects: An Exposition of the Origin of the Hindu Caste by Jogendra Nath Bhattacharya (1896)
"THE BRAHMANS CONNECTED WITH THE GREAT PUBLIC shrines. OF the Brahmans who are considered as having ... Numbi Brahmans—connected with the public shrines of ..."

3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"Buddhism has thus served as shrines a link between the ancient faiths of India and the modern ... Many common shrines of a similar character exist in India. ..."

4. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"Sacred Spots and shrines. We have as yet no record of the use of " high places" or shrines among the pure Negritos, and perhaps naturally so, since the idea ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Two famous shrines there are the Madonna del Carmine and Santa Maria della Grotta ... Oxford, England, contained one of the premier shrines of Britain, ..."

6. Japan at First Hand: Her Islands, Their People, the Picturesque, the Real by Joseph Ignatius Constantine Clarke (1918)
"I KNOW nothing jollier than a crowd of Japanese pilgrims on their way to one of the great shrines or temples. There may be from fifty to two hundred of them ..."

7. Terry's Japanese Empire by Thomas Philip Terry (1914)
"In April it displays numerous fragrant yellowish-white blossoms; the temple vases are adorned with its branches, much as those of the Shinto shrines are ..."

8. The Political Philosophy of Modern Shintō: A Study of the State Religion of by Daniel Clarence Holtom (1922)
"Reference to the statistical tables1 will show that while the reported totals for small shrines of village and ungraded classes have decreased since 1900, ..."

9. Hindu Castes and Sects: An Exposition of the Origin of the Hindu Caste by Jogendra Nath Bhattacharya (1896)
"THE BRAHMANS CONNECTED WITH THE GREAT PUBLIC shrines. OF the Brahmans who are considered as having ... Numbi Brahmans—connected with the public shrines of ..."

10. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"Buddhism has thus served as shrines a link between the ancient faiths of India and the modern ... Many common shrines of a similar character exist in India. ..."

11. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"Sacred Spots and shrines. We have as yet no record of the use of " high places" or shrines among the pure Negritos, and perhaps naturally so, since the idea ..."

12. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Two famous shrines there are the Madonna del Carmine and Santa Maria della Grotta ... Oxford, England, contained one of the premier shrines of Britain, ..."

13. Japan at First Hand: Her Islands, Their People, the Picturesque, the Real by Joseph Ignatius Constantine Clarke (1918)
"I KNOW nothing jollier than a crowd of Japanese pilgrims on their way to one of the great shrines or temples. There may be from fifty to two hundred of them ..."

14. Terry's Japanese Empire by Thomas Philip Terry (1914)
"In April it displays numerous fragrant yellowish-white blossoms; the temple vases are adorned with its branches, much as those of the Shinto shrines are ..."

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