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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. -A building or a part of a church in which christening is performed.

Usage examples (33)
  • The baptistery is a beautiful fount of carved stone.
  • In the baptistery is a beautiful font with a bronze cover by Tiziano Minio, Desiderio da Firenze, and Francesco
  • Recesses round the walls of the mausoleum-church contained sarcophagi: in the centre of the baptistery was the great font.
  • From the 4th century to the 8th century: baptism by partial immersion in a "baptistery" began, used with a pouring of water. for more
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