from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Calvary1.

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  • proper n. The hill outside Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified.
  • proper n. At Oxbridge colleges in the 18th and 19th centuries, a slang term for the rooms of the heads of the colleges (i.e. a pun on 'the place of the skulls or heads').


From the Ancient Greek Γολγοθᾶ from the Aramaic גּלגּלת. (Wiktionary)



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