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English definition of “temple”

temple

noun uk   /ˈtem.pl̩/ us  

temple noun (BUILDING)

B1 [C] a building used for the worship of a god or gods in some religionsReligious buildings and places

temple noun (BODY PART)

[C often plural] the flat area on each side of your head in front of the top of your earThe head and face
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