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- n. Collectively, the series of icons or statues, (normally 14) in a church which depict the last days of Jesus and his crucifixion.
- n. A religious ceremony based on prayer at each of these icons.
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- n. (Roman Catholic Church) a devotion consisting of fourteen prayers said before a series of fourteen pictures or carvings representing successive incidents during Jesus' passage from Pilate's house to his crucifixion at Calvary
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