high altar meaning
- Noun: high altar
- The main altar in a church
Derived forms: high altars
Type of: altar
Encyclopedia: High altar
The primary altar in a church.
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- Dunstan was buried on the south side of the high altar.
- The Neo-Gothic high altar was made by Ferdinand Hohenberg.
- Saint Wilfrid was buried in this church near the high altar.
- The confessio below the high altar is entered from the nave.
- He was buried before the high altar of the abbey church.