Example sentences for: altar

How can you use “altar” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Star , on the other hand, has Presley busily planning her wedding to boyfriend Luke Watson, although at least one member of the Jackson clan will reportedly be at the altar: Janet Jackson is said to be the maid of honor.

  • Perhaps inevitably, the church’s most elaborate ornament is the altar of St. Ignatius Loyola, covering the tomb of the Jesuits’ Spanish founder in the left transept.

  • Right of the triumphant Baroque high altar is a beautifully carved 15th-century lavabo (ritual basin) and a charming Madonna and Child by Bernardino Luini.

  • Chengdu’s most popular Daoist temple, Qingyanggong (“Green Goat Temple”), is a lively, garish complex where two bronze “good luck” goats at the main altar have been rubbed smooth by worshippers seeking their fortunes.

  • The home of many impressive works of classical antiquity, the Near East, Islam, and the Orient, the museum is named after its most prized possession: the gigantic Pergamon Altar (2nd century b.c.).


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