Holy City









Holy City


Holy City Word Origin noun (sometimes lowercase)

  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.

Origin of Holy City Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400 British Dictionary definitions for holy city Holy City noun the Holy City

  1. Jerusalem, esp when regarded as the focal point of the religions of Judaism, Christianity, or Islam
  2. Christianity heaven regarded as the perfect counterpart of Jerusalem
  3. any city regarded as especially sacred by a particular religion

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