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  • n. A temple dedicated to a hero, often over his supposed tomb.
  • n. A sepulchral monument in the form of a small temple.

Etymologies

Latin heroum from Ancient Greek ἡρῷον (hērōon), from ἡρῷος (hērōios, "of a hero"). (Wiktionary)

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