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Definition of "calvary" [calvary]

  • A life-size representation of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on a piece of raised ground (noun)
  • A series of representations of Christ’s Passion in a church (noun)
  • A strenuous experience (noun)

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Use "calvary" in a sentence
  • "The word calvary is a Latin word meaning skull, or place of skulls."
  • "DeMint, you guys had your chance at a compromise, now the calvary is here."
  • "The calvary is still not here yet, but I have begun to hear the hooves and were almost a week out."