Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of reconsecrate.

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Examples

  • The books of Maccabees tell us that in 164 B.C.E. Judah Maccabee captured Jerusalem and the Temple in Jerusalem was freed and reconsecrated: "After having recovered Jerusalem, Judah ordered the Temple to be cleansed, a new altar to be built in place of the desecrated one, and new holy vessels to be made."

    Shawna Dolansky: The Truth(s) About Hanukkah

  • Even the churchyard at Tewkesbury had to be scrubbed out and reconsecrated after he left his soldiers in among the Lancaster men who were hiding there to claim sanctuary.

    The Red Queen

  • According to Jewish tradition, they found a single cruse of oil, its seal intact, that miraculously burnt for eight days while they reconsecrated the holy place.

    The lights of Hanukah and Europe's shadowed past

  • According to Jewish tradition, they found a single cruse of oil, its seal intact, that miraculously burnt for eight days while they reconsecrated the holy place.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • It is widely regarded as the place where Jesus was crucified and buried, and was rebuilt and reconsecrated by the Crusaders.

    Interview with Malcolm Barber on the Crusades

  • The retro wave got its biggest boost last October, when Dresden reconsecrated the Frauenkirche, one of Europe's most significant baroque landmarks until the 1945 Allied air raid that wiped out most of the city.

    Rebuilding the Past

  • Having read up on the matter online, I have found out that these Muslims in Cordoba believe they are at least PARTLY entitled to use the Mosque, as of course, it used to be a Mosque during Al-Andalus times although reconsecrated a Roman Catholic edifice, in the 12th century.

    Muslims praying in the cathedral.

  • It is widely regarded as the place where Jesus was crucified and buried, and was rebuilt and reconsecrated by the Crusaders.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • And having thus reconsecrated the ties of blood, he passed down the steps at his youthful gait and was wrapped into his fur coat by the junior porter.

    In Chancery

  • It was filled with temple-gear, for the returning elves deemed proper that before anything be set in order, the Temple of E'li must be reconsecrated.

    Dalamar the Dark

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