Example sentences for: altar

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

  • La Moreneta looks down from a gold-and-glass case above and to the right of the altar in the basilica, but the faithful can touch or kiss her right hand through an opening.

  • Once all the world smiled benignly when an adult took an interest in a child: scoutmaster and troop, priest and altar boy--what could be more wholesome?

  • Other attractions at the park include the Round Altar (Haunqiutan) and Echo Wall, where whispered secrets ricochet and are mysteriously magnified, crossing an immense courtyard, without benefit of modern technology.

  • Perhaps the most interesting exhibit is the 14-panel depiction of the life of Christ, painted by the school of Grão Vasco in 1501–1506 and transferred from the altar of the Viseu cathedral in the 18th century.

  • 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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