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Calvary

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CALVARY, n.

1. A place of skulls particularly, the place where Christ was crucified, on a small hill west of Jerusalem. In catholic countries, a kind of chapel raised on a hillock near a city, as a place of devotion, in memory of the place where our Savior suffered.
2. In heraldry, a cross so called, set upon steps, resembling the cross on which our Savior was crucified.

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Entry for 'Calvary'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/c/calvary.html.

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