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basilique

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Basilique Saint-Marc, Venise

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin basilica. Compare the doublet basoche.

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NounEdit

basilique f (plural basiliques)

  1. (Antiquity) Covered building, Civil reunion place open to the public.
  2. (Christianity) Place of Christian prayer, consecrated by decision from the Vatican.

SynonymsEdit

Place of christian prayer (1) :

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin basiliscus.

NounEdit

basilique m (oblique plural basiliques, nominative singular basiliques, nominative plural basilique)

  1. basilisk (legendary reptile)
  2. basil (herb)

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