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shrines, plural;
  1. Enshrine

  1. A place regarded as holy because of its associations with a divinity or a sacred person or relic, typically marked by a building or other construction

  2. A place associated with or containing memorabilia of a particular revered person or thing
    • - her grave has become a shrine for fans from all over the world
  3. A casket containing sacred relics; a reliquary

  4. A niche or enclosure containing a religious statue or other object

  1. a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
  2. enshrine: enclose in a shrine; "the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral"
  3. "The Shrine" is the 86th of the science fiction television series Stargate Atlantis and is the sixth episode in its fifth season. The episode is also the 300th produced episode in the overall Stargate franchise. ...
  4. The Shrine is a Canadian horror-thriller film, it was directed by Jon Knautz. The screenplay was written by Jon Knautz, Brendan Moore and Trevor Matthews.
  5. A holy or sacred place, which is dedicated to a specific deity, ancestor, hero, martyr, saint, or similar figure of awe and respect, at which said figure is venerated or worshipped; To enshrine
  6. (shrining) Gerund of shrine
  7. (Shrines) On the island of Ambrosia four shrines were erected and dedicated to the four categories of life; Strength, Wisdom, Intelligence, and Dexterity. Although thought destroyed when Ambrosia was lost, they were found once more during The Third Age of Darkness.
  8. (shrines) The Latin word from which the English is taken means a chest, and a shrine was originally a chest in which a relic was kept (reliquary). It was commonly used to mean a sacred image, especially one to which pilgrimages were made. ...
  9. (Shrining) Using a rest shine to replenish hit points & spell points.
  10. a reliquary, a sacred image of special importance or a holy place, especially one connected with pilgrimage
  11. In Shinto, the natural world is sacred, and in the ancient past some of the first places of worship were large trees or boulders. ...
  12. Erected to encourage private devotions to a saint. It usually contains a picture, statue or other religious feature capable of inspiring devotional prayer.
  13. 1)     A shrine was originally a receptacle for a holy relic. It has now become associated with pilgrimage and can be simply a holy place to which people resort for a spiritual experience.
  14. The place where the secrets of the Royal Arch are deposited.
  15. A place of worship, often holding a special object. In the story “The Book of Spells,” the special object is the angel.
  16. A building or place (from an entire church to a small plaque) dedicated to a particular type of devotion commemorating an   event or person.
  17. A building or other shelter, often of a stately or sumptuous character, enclosing the remains or relics of a saint or other holy person and forming an object of religious veneration and pilgrimage; any place or object hallowed by its history or associations; any structure or place consecrated or ...
  18. An altar or niche dedicated to a particular Goddess or God and held to be sacred.
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  20. An object which is designed to be the dwelling place of an ancestor, Mysterious One or other spirit person. A container which holds sacred relics. The grave site or tomb of a venerated person.
  21. any place used in the veneration of a saint
  22. Find your way there through the dungeon. You must use a teleporter to reach it.
  23. A place where one of the lesser gods of African traditional religion is consulted, worshipped and served.  The god is usually represented by some kind of image or object in the shrine.  Many shrines of African Tradtional Religion are very humble--just a little hut or even a shelter. ...
  24. Reduces your offensive casualties and, during tech rounds, increases Prestige gains. Only useful if you attack 24/7 and/or have 9h return troops. Not recommended unless you know what you're doing.
  25. A shrine is a sacred place regarded as having particular power and significance and often associated with key events in a group or society's history and identity.