Halidom meaning

hălĭ-dəm
Something considered holy.
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A sanctuary.
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Holiness.
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A holy place or thing.
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(archaic) A sanctuary; lands held of a religious foundation.
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(archaic) Something regarded as sacred; a holy relic.
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Origin of halidom

  • Middle English from Old English hāligdōm hālig holy holy -dōm -dom

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English halidom, haliȝdom, from Old English hāliġdōm (“holiness, righteousness, sanctity; holy place, sanctuary, chapel; relics, holy things; holy office; sacrament; holy doctrines”), corresponding to holy +‎ -dom. Cognate with Dutch heiligdom (“sanctuary, shrine”), German Heiligtum (“sanctuary, shrine, holy relic”), Swedish helgedom (“shrine, sanctuary, temple, sanctum”), Icelandic helgidómur (“sanctuary, holy relic”).

    From Wiktionary