holy city
noun Date: 14th century a city that is the center of religious worship and traditions

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  • Holy city — is a synonym applied to many cities, all of them central to the history or faith of specific religions. These cities include:*Abydos (Ancient Egyptian religion) *Amritsar (Sikhism) *Bethlehem (Christianity) *Caravaca de la Cruz (Christianity)… …   Wikipedia

  • Holy City — noun (the Holy City) 1》 Jerusalem, regarded as sacred in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. 2》 (in Christian tradition) heaven …   English new terms dictionary

  • Holy City — noun phrases used to refer to Heaven the Celestial City was Christian s goal in Bunyan s Pilgrim s Progress • Syn: ↑Celestial City, ↑City of God, ↑Heavenly City • Hypernyms: ↑Heaven …   Useful english dictionary

  • Holy City — (sometimes l.c.) 1. a city regarded as particularly sacred by the adherents of a religious faith, as Jerusalem by Jews and Christians, Mecca and Medina by Muslims, and Varanasi by Hindus. 2. heaven. [1350 1400; ME] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Holy City Zoo — The Holy City Zoo was a small but influential comedy club in San Francisco that operated from the mid 1970s to the mid 1990s. It was considered the Cradle of Comedy Civilization for many comedians who passed through San Francisco during that… …   Wikipedia

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