Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of cenotaph.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • What is revered by the worshipers is only cenotaphs, constructed only a little while ago.

    Kazim Ali: A Walking Guide to the Heart of a City

  • For the straight backed old men at the thousand cenotaphs

    Not A Patch

  • In 1977, Lindy Boggs learned that the historic Congressional Cemetery erected cenotaphs for members of Congress who had been temporarily buried there before being taken to their homes.

    Alaska plane crash a painful reminder for families of Boggs and Begich

  • The two cenotaphs—one in the inner chamber, and one on the roof—were meant to satisfy them both.

    Shadow Princess

  • On the center of the flat roof was a square baradari, its walls punctured by marble jalis, and inside were two cenotaphs in white marble signifying the resting place of Ghias and his wife Asmat.

    Shadow Princess

  • Here also were two cenotaphs in the center of the room, this time covered with a polished chunam, a lime plaster that had been dyed yellow with limestone.

    Shadow Princess

  • As an homage, they designed the radar building in the form of the master's pyramidal cenotaphs.

    Boullée in North Dakota

  • You said fuck-you to the fight for the very set of encoded righteousness and decency that thousands of cenotaphs and memorials across the country inscribed with "Lest we forget" are built to recall.

    Dear conservatives,

  • After sifting through innumerable earth sculptures, obelisks, cenotaphs, broken shafts, fountains, arches and spheres, the jurors chose a design by the young San Francisco firm of Holt Hinshaw Pfau Jones.

    Putting Names In The Sky

  • Records indicate that the interior is organized around a central octagonal chamber containing the cenotaphs of the emperor and his wife, enclosed by a perforated marble screen studded with gemstones.

    Taj Mahal in India: One of the 7 'New' Wonders of the World

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.