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Definition of Edifice

Edifice

  1. A building; a structure; an architectural fabric; -- chiefly applied to elegant houses, and other large buildings; as, a palace, a church, a statehouse.

Edifice Quotations

Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.
Ansel Adams

A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
Andre Maurois

It is a useless life that is not consecrated to a great ideal. It is like a stone wasted on the field without becoming a part of any edifice.
Jose Rizal

The nations of antiquity rolled away in the current of ages, Israel alone remained one indestructible edifice of gray antiquity... preserved by an internal and marvelous power.
Isaac Mayer Wise

At Cheney's initiative, the United States stripped terror suspects of long-established rights under domestic and international law, building a new legal edifice under exclusive White House ownership.
Barton Gellman
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Edifice Translations

edifice in Italian is edifizio
edifice in Norwegian is byggverk
edifice in Swedish is byggnad
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