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Noun: temple  tem-pul
  1. Place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
  2. The flat area on either side of the forehead
    "the veins in his temple throbbed"
  3. An edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes
  4. (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
    - synagogue, tabernacle, shul

Derived forms: temples

Type of: building, edifice, feature, house of God, house of prayer, house of worship, lineament, place of worship

Part of: bean [informal], bonce [Brit, informal], caput [technical], dome [informal], head, napper [Brit, informal], nob [informal], noggin [informal], noodle [informal], nut [informal], skull [informal]

Encyclopedia: Temple, Oklahoma