Noun(1) an early Christian church designed like a Roman basilica; or a Roman Catholic church or cathedral accorded certain privileges(2) a Roman building used for public administration
(1) They would say that being an archpriest of a major basilica is an important job, you need a senior churchman to do it.(2) Vatican archeologists believe that they have identified the tomb of St. Paul in the Roman basilica that bears his name.(3) At Rome a basilica was provided for the Pope where the barracks of the mounted branch of the praetorians had stood, and other churches, most notably St Peter's, followed.(4) The civil basilica was constructed over the baths, and a civil bath-house is known.(5) When Francesco Borromini came to restore the nave of the Lateran basilica during the pontificate of Innocent X, subsidiary altars again had no role to play.(6) In ancient Rome, all wills had to be opened in a public setting - a basilica or forum - and this had to take place during the day with witnesses in attendance.(7) The basilica together with the villa were a clear demonstration of the power of Rome and the new state religion: Christianity.(8) We pulled to a halt beside the colonnade of an old basilica and pitched our tents for the night.(9) The basilica , and the Parthenon itself, became the forefathers of the mosque and the church.(10) Above, it was enclosed in an octagonal structure, which formed in effect the sanctuary of the basilica , which stretched in five aisles divided by rows of monolithic columns.(11) It had an assembly hall, or basilica , where the orders were issued, and there was a shrine to the imperial cult, where statues of the Emperor were kept.(12) In Lisieux, a vast basilica dedicated to ThÔö£┬«rÔö£┬┐se was erected southwest of the city center.(13) Over the centuries, John the Baptist has been its patron saint, and St. John the Evangelist has also been associated with the basilica .(14) The basilica takes its name from John the Baptist and John the apostle, and also from the Laterani, the family of Constantine's wife, who donated the land on which the church stands.(15) It was before the altar of this same basilica , in his Marine dress uniform, that he was married just eight months ago.(16) As he moved through a huge crowd to the basilica 's sanctuary, he received an ecstatic welcome.
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