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Definition of Altar


  1. A raised structure (as a square or oblong erection of stone or wood) on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity.
  2. In the Christian church, a construction of stone, wood, or other material for the celebration of the Holy Eucharist; the communion table.
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Altar Translations

altar in Danish is alter
altar in Dutch is altaar
altar in French is autel
altar in German is Altar {m}
altar in Spanish is altar
altar in Swedish is altare