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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: basilica(0.01017 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to basilica.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: an early Christian church designed like a Roman basilica; or
a Roman Catholic church or cathedral accorded certain
privileges; “the church was raised to the rank of
2: a Roman building used for public administration
English → English (gcide)
Basilica \Ba*sil"i*ca\, n.; pl. Basilicas; sometimes
Basilic[ae] (-s[=e]). [L. basilica, Gr. basilikh` (sc.
o'iki`a or stoa` fr. basiliko`s royal, fr. basiley`s king.]
1. Originally, the palace of a king; but afterward, an
apartment provided in the houses of persons of importance,
where assemblies were held for dispensing justice; and
hence, any large hall used for this purpose.
(a) A building used by the Romans as a place of public
meeting, with court rooms, etc., attached.
(b) A church building of the earlier centuries of
Christianity, the plan of which was taken from the
basilica of the Romans. The name is still applied to
some churches by way of honorary distinction.
Basilica \Ba*sil"i*ca\, n.
A digest of the laws of Justinian, translated from the
original Latin into Greek, by order of Basil I., in the ninth
century. --P. Cyc.