Calvary: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kal'vu-rē), [key]
— pl. -ries
  1. Golgotha, the place where Jesus was crucified. Luke 23:33.
  2. (often l.c.) a sculptured representation of the Crucifixion, usually erected in the open air.
  3. (l.c.) an experience or occasion of extreme suffering, esp. mental suffering.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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