Martyrium meaning

mär-tîr'ē-əm
A church or other edifice built at a site, especially a tomb, associated with a Christian martyr or saint.
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A tomb or other edifice erected in homage to a martyr.
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(rhetoric) Confirming something by referring to one's own experience.
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Origin of martyrium

  • Medieval Latin from Greek marturion from martus martur- martyr
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Ecclesiastical Latin martyrium, from Ancient Greek μαρτύριον (martyrion, “testimony").
    From Wiktionary