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Synonyms for altar

the table in Christian churches where communion is given

a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made

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Muitos ícones eram deixados em seus altares de origem, mas tinham seus membros quebrados, a fim de que ficasse comprovada a sua falta de poder.
Policeman Guillermo Altares said: "There is nothing left resembling a plane.
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The book also introduces readers to some emerging vocabulary intrinsic to this religious experience, such as nepantla, flor y canto, altares, rasquachismo, curandero, limpia.
De eso is set in the 1930s in an imaginary town called San Pedro de los Altares.
The STUDIO line also features work by Ian Altares, a Philadelphia based designer who has created two decal designs for the company with a series of filament wall decals to be released in March.
Ruinas de Tizatlan, Tlaxcala: Los altares de sacrificio de Tizatlan, Tlaxcala.
MIENTRAS los ninos en las escuelas preparan altares para el dia de muertos y las alcaldias abren un hueco en el presupuesto para comprar flor de cempasuchil, mientras los panaderos se atarean preparando calaveras de azucar y los editorialistas escriben epigramas rimados llenos de Parcas, Catrinas y Flacas, mientras los universitarios que aprenden espanol en Estados Unidos reciben su pildorita cultural con imagenes del 2 de noviembre en Mexico, un escritor aplica su ingenio a cultivar un aborrecimiento superlativo por esta celebracion.
Desorientados na Web descentralizada, queremos agora desenvolver altares que nos reunam em seu entorno para idolatrarmos juntos nossos proprios idolos?
29) De acordo com os viajantes europeus que encontraram de Souza, ao chegar ao Golfo do Benim ele era tao pobre que era obrigado a roubar os buzios das oferendas dos altares dos templos vodun.
Las metaforas vegetales subrayan esta conexion de Pilar con la tierra, de modo que cuando, al final de la novela, la joven se casa con el herrero indio, su corona de azahares se ha convertido en una explosion floral con que Yautepec parece celebrar la boda: "La iglesia, los altares, y especialmente el altar mayor, en que iba a celebrarse el casamiento, estaban llenos de arcos y de ramilletes de flores.
Analysis of the deliverability test on the Altares B-45-J/94-B-8 location has been completed indicating lower than expected long term deliverability.
As reported in the Corporation's 2005 second quarter, several transactions are underway in the Parkland, Altares and Umbach areas.