Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the sacrum.
  • noun A sacral vertebra. Abbreviated S.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the sacrum; in the region of the sacrum.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective anatomy Of the sacrum.
  • adjective Sacred
  • noun Any of the sacral bones that make up the sacrum

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or near the sacrum
  • adjective of or relating to sacred rites

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Examples

  • A further practical aspect of providing a proper gathering space for a modern church was examined by Fr. Neil Roy, by illustrating the medieval Galilee chapel and its "transitus" character, both in terms of entering the sacral from the secular and in terms of entering the heavenly from the earthly.

    Brief Summary of the Fota Conference on "Benedict XVI on Church Art and Architecture"

  • Out here in the desert, among the great open tables of a vast, imposing communion, the idea of sacral man-made space registers in the viscerally absurd, feels essentially and obviously offensive.

    Christopher Cocca: What Is Sacred Space?

  • From the Catholic Church of Lithuania: In the beginning of the 20th century the Hill of Crosses was already widely known as a sacral place.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • From the Catholic Church of Lithuania: In the beginning of the 20th century the Hill of Crosses was already widely known as a sacral place.

    Hill of Crosses

  • Because of a genetic disorder called sacral agenesis, Siggins's legs were amputated when she was young.

    Reality’s Believe It or Not

  • He was born with a rare condition called sacral agenesis which prevented his spine from developing normally.

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  • Mr Easterday was born with a rare condition called sacral agenesis which stopped his spine from developing normally.

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  • He was born with a rare condition called sacral agenesis which prevented his spine from developing normally.

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  • Here he explains his view of what science is, a view that is somewhat biased, I think: 1. Science as I have already quoted Alex Comfort as saying is our "sacral" way of knowing.

    Huston Smith - Why Religion Matters (3)

  • This technique, developed by naprapathic physician and herbalist Dr. Rosita Arvigo and based on traditional healing methods of Maya medicine, addresses pelvic flow and organ alignment through abdominal and sacral massage, for both women and men.

    Wild Feminine

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