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Noun: basilica  bu'si-li-ku or bu'zi-li-ku
  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 basilica"
     
  2. A Roman building used for public administration
    - Roman basilica

Derived forms: basilicas

Type of: church, church building, Roman building

Encyclopedia: Basilica