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 for pantheon
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pantheon \Pan*the"on\, n. [L. pantheon, pantheum, Gr. pa`nqeion
     (sc. 'iero`n), fr. pa`nqeios of all gods; pa^s, pa^n, all +
     qe`os a god: cf. F. panth['e]on. See Pan-, and Theism.]
     1. A temple dedicated to all the gods; especially, the
        building so called at Rome.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. The collective gods of a people, or a work treating of
        them; as, a divinity of the Greek pantheon.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

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