The definition of a cathedral is a large and beautiful place for worship.(noun)
An example of a cathedral is Westminster Abbey.
See cathedral in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr < LL cathedralis (ecclesia), (church) of a bishop's seat < L cathedra: see cathedra
See cathedral in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Short for cathedral church
Origin: , from Middle English cathedral, of a diocese
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Medieval Latin cathedrālis, of a bishop's see
Origin: , from Latin cathedra, chair; see cathedra.
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