pantheon

Part of speech: noun

A circular temple at Rome, supposed to have been for all the gods.

Part of speech: noun

The deities of a people collectively.

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Usage examples "pantheon":

  1. He had rather far to go and some steps to mount in order to reach the balcony which ran round the base of the cupola of the Pantheon which his father had joined to the Serapeum, yet he undertook this willingly, as thence he could best be seen and heard. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. Robert Strong and Dorothy wanted to visit the Pantheon; specially the tomb of Victor Hugo. - "Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife", Marietta Holley.
  3. At first Akhunaten tried to establish his religion at Thebes alongside that of Amen and his attendant pantheon. - "History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery", L.W. King and H.R. Hall.