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pan·the·on

 (păn′thē-ŏn′, -ən)
n.
1. Pantheon A circular temple in Rome, completed around ad 125 and dedicated to all the gods.
2. A temple dedicated to all gods.
3. All the gods of a people considered as a group: Jupiter is head of the Roman pantheon.
4. A public building commemorating and dedicated to the heroes of a nation.
5. A group of persons most highly regarded for contributions to a field or endeavor: the pantheon of modern physics.

[Middle English Panteon, Pantheon, from Latin Panthēum, Panthēon, from Greek Pantheion, shrine of all the gods, from neuter sing. of pantheios, of all the gods : pan-, pan- + theos, god; see dhēs- in Indo-European roots.]

pantheon

(pænˈθiːən; ˈpænθɪən)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) (esp in ancient Greece or Rome) a temple to all the gods
2. (Theology) all the gods collectively of a religion
3. a monument or building commemorating a nation's dead heroes
[C14: via Latin from Greek Pantheion, from pan- + -theios divine, from theos god]

Pantheon

(pænˈθiːən; ˈpænθɪən)
n
(Placename) a circular temple in Rome dedicated to all the gods, built by Agrippa in 27 bc, rebuilt by Hadrian 120–24 ad, and used since 609 ad as a Christian church

pan•the•on

(ˈpæn θiˌɒn, -ən or, esp. Brit., pænˈθi ən)

n.
1. a public building containing tombs or memorials of the illustrious dead of a nation.
2. the realm of the heroes or idols of any group, movement, etc.: a place in the pantheon of American literature.
3. a temple dedicated to all the gods.
4. the gods of a particular mythology considered collectively.
5. (cap.) a domed circular temple in Rome, completed a.d. 120–124 by Hadrian, used as a church since a.d. 609.
[1375–1425; late Middle English panteon < Latin Panthēon < Greek Pántheion, n. use of neuter of pántheios of all gods]
pan`the•on′ic, adj.

Pantheon

 the assemblage of all the gods; the deities of a people, collectively.
Examples: pantheon of gods; of all religions, 1639.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pantheon - all the gods of a religion
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
deity, divinity, god, immortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
2.pantheon - a monument commemorating a nation's dead heroes
monument, memorial - a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
3.pantheon - (antiquity) a temple to all the gods
temple - place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
capital of Italy, Eternal City, Italian capital, Rome, Roma - capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire
antiquity - the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
Translations

pantheon

[ˈpænθɪən] Npanteón m

pantheon

[ˈpænθiən] n [gods] → panthéon m; [important people] → panthéon m

pantheon

nPantheon nt

pantheon

[ˈpænθɪən] npantheon m inv