from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Public announcement of the sentences imposed by the Inquisition.
- noun The public execution of those sentences by secular authorities, especially by burning at the stake.
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- noun Alternative spelling of
auto da fe.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Portuguese auto da fé : auto, act + da, of the + fé, faith.]
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