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Meaning of martyrium

mar•tyr•i•um

Pronunciation: (mär-tir'ē-um), [key]
— pl. -tyr•i•a
  1. a place where the relics of a martyr are kept.
  2. a church built above the tomb of a martyr or in honor of a martyr.
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