Definition of Holy sepulcher

1. Noun. The sepulcher in which Christ's body lay between burial and resurrection.

Exact synonyms: Holy Sepulchre
Generic synonyms: Burial Chamber, Sepulcher, Sepulchre, Sepulture
Group relationships: Capital Of Israel, Jerusalem

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Holy Sepulcher

Holy Grail
Holy Innocents' Day
Holy Joe
Holy Land
Holy Mother
Holy Mother of God
Holy Roller
Holy Rollers
Holy Roman Emperor
Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II
Holy Roman Empire
Holy Sacrament
Holy Scripture
Holy See
Holy Sepulcher
Holy Sepulchre
Holy Spirit
Holy Thursday
Holy Trinity
Holy War Warriors
Holy Wednesday
Holy Week
Holy Writ
Holy Year
Holy of Holies

Literary usage of Holy sepulcher

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

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"holy sepulcher, ORDERS OF THE: Among the several Roman Catholic orders of the holy sepulcher four deserve special mention: 1. Canons of the holy sepulcher ..."

2. Holy-days and Holidays: A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full by Edward Mark Deems (1906)
"This contest for prestige in the holy sepulcher and for other sacred sites was one of the chief causes of the Crimean war which cost one hundred and ..."

3. The Holy Land by Robert Smythe Hichens (1910)
"Then the clouds closed once more — clouds as lead-colored as that dome shielding the holy sepulcher, sunk in the heart of Jerusalem, so poor from here, ..."

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