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PANTHEON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pantheon mean? 

PANTHEON (noun)
  The noun PANTHEON has 3 senses:

1. all the gods of a religion
2. a monument commemorating a nation's dead heroes
3. (antiquity) a temple to all the gods

  Familiarity information: PANTHEON used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


PANTHEON (noun)


Sense 1pantheon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

All the gods of a religion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("pantheon" is a kind of...):

accumulation; aggregation; assemblage; collection (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Meronyms (members of "pantheon"):

deity; divinity; god; immortal (any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force)


Sense 2pantheon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A monument commemorating a nation's dead heroes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("pantheon" is a kind of...):

memorial; monument (a structure erected to commemorate persons or events)


Sense 3pantheon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(antiquity) a temple to all the gods

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("pantheon" is a kind of...):

temple (place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity)

Domain category:

antiquity (the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe)

Domain region:

Ellas; Greece; Hellenic Republic (a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil)

capital of Italy; Eternal City; Italian capital; Roma; Rome (capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire)


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