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- n. The opposite of consecration, to undo consecration. Desecration or defilement.
- n. A ritual observing the removal from service of a sacred place, like the closing of a church.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of deconsecrating or of depriving of sacred character; specifically, the ceremony employed in deconsecrating or rendering secular anything consecrated, as a church or a cemetery.
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