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Definition of Cathedral

Cathedral

  1. The principal church in a diocese, so called because in it the bishop has his official chair (Cathedra) or throne.
  2. Pertaining to the head church of a diocese; as, a cathedral church; cathedral service.
  3. Emanating from the chair of office, as of a pope or bishop; official; authoritative.
  4. Resembling the aisles of a cathedral; as, cathedral walks.

Cathedral Quotations

I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral.
Robert Louis Stevenson

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral.
H. L. Mencken

We say nothing essential about the cathedral when we speak of its stones. We say nothing essential about Man when we seek to define him by the qualities of men.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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Cathedral Translations

cathedral in Danish is katedral, domkirke
cathedral in Dutch is kathedraal, dom
cathedral in German is Kirche, Kathedrale, Dom
cathedral in Italian is cattedrale
cathedral in Norwegian is katedral, katedral, domkirke
cathedral in Portuguese is catedral
cathedral in Spanish is catedral
cathedral in Swedish is domkyrka, katedral

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