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Definition of "halidom" [hal•i•dom]

  • Obsolete Something considered holy. (noun)
  • Obsolete A sanctuary. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "halidom" in a sentence
  • ""Why, a halidom is a halidom," said the fat man, thoughtfully; "and belongs to kings.""
  • "Villagers hailed the party in soft voices as it proceeded to the halidom."
  • ""By my halidom!" and all the rest of the sweepings and tailings of Scott and the third-rate romanticists."