halidom

(redirected from Sacred (comparative religion))
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

hal·i·dom

 (hăl′ĭ-dəm)
n. Obsolete
1. Something considered holy.
2. A sanctuary.

[Middle English, from Old English hāligdōm : hālig, holy; see holy + -dōm, -dom.]

halidom

(ˈhælɪdəm)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) archaic a holy place or thing
[Old English hāligdōm; see holy, -dom]

hal•i•dom

(ˈhæl ɪ dəm)

also hal•i•dome

(-ˌdoʊm)

n. Archaic.
a holy place, as a church.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English hāligdōm. See holy, -dom]

halidom

Archaic. 1. the state or condition of being holy or sacred.
2. a holy or sacred place; a sanctuary.
3. a sacred object or relic.
See also: Sacredness