Trinity House

Trinity House
Trinity Trin"i*ty, n. [OE. trinitee, F. trinit['e], L. trinitas, fr. trini three each. See {Trinal}.] 1. (Christian Theol.) The union of three persons (the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost) in one Godhead, so that all the three are one God as to substance, but three persons as to individuality. [1913 Webster]

2. Any union of three in one; three units treated as one; a triad, as the Hindu trinity, or Trimurti. [1913 Webster]

3. Any symbol of the Trinity employed in Christian art, especially the triangle. [1913 Webster]

{Trinity House}, an institution in London for promoting commerce and navigation, by licensing pilots, ordering and erecting beacons, and the like.

{Trinity Sunday}, the Sunday next after Whitsunday; -- so called from the feast held on that day in honor of the Holy Trinity.

{Trinity term}. (Law) See the Note under {Term}, n., 5. [1913 Webster]

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  • Trinity House — Trinity House, London Die Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond[1], in der Regel mit dem Kurznamen Trinity House bezeichnet, ist die Leuchtfeuerverwaltung für England, Wales und die übrigen britischen Hoheitsgewässer. Nicht von Trinity… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trinity House — (Pānchgani,Индия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Bungalow No. 55, Mitha Estate Panchgani Mah …   Каталог отелей

  • Trinity House — noun A lighthouse and pilot authority for England, Wales and the Channel Islands, orig chartered at Deptford in 1514 • • • Main Entry: ↑trinity * * * Trinity House [Trinity House] the British organization responsible for ↑lighthouses, ↑buoys and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trinity House — (spr. trínnitĭ haus), »Haus der Dreieinigkeit«, eigentlich »Korporation der ältern Brüder der heiligen und ungeteilten Dreieinigkeit«, eine bereits 1518 in England geschaffene Behörde, die mit der Anlage und Unterhaltung von Leuchtfeuern, Land… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Trinity House — a British organization that provides ↑lighthouses and ↑lightships around the coast of the UK …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Trinity House — Coordinates: 51°30′36″N 0°04′37″W / 51.51°N 0.077°W / 51.51; 0.077 …   Wikipedia

  • Trinity House — La Trinity House Lighthouse Service, en français : Services des phares de la Maison Trinity, est le service britannique des phares, nommé d après son siège, Trinity House au cœur de Londres. Siège de Trinity House à Londres Cette… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Trinity House —    On the north side of Tower Hill (P.O. Directory).    Built 1793 5. Architect, S. Wyatt.    Site bccupied by Stable Yard in Rocque, 1746.    Incorporated 1514, founded by Sir Thos. Spert, the first Master (H. MSS. Corn 8th Rep. 285).… …   Dictionary of London

  • Trinity House — the British organization responsible for lighthouses, buoys and beacons (= buildings and objects in the sea which warn ships of the danger of rocks) around the coasts of England and Wales. It was established in 1514 and is also a charity,… …   Universalium

  • Trinity House — A UK corporation granted its first charter in 1514. It is responsible for lighthouses, aids to navigation maintained by local harbours, and dealing with wrecks that present a hazard to navigation in England and Wales and the Channel Islands. A… …   Big dictionary of business and management

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