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

  Temple \Tem"ple\, n. [Cf. Templet.] (Weaving)
     A contrivence used in a loom for keeping the web stretched
     transversely.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Temple \Tem"ple\, n. [OF. temple, F. tempe, from L. tempora,
     tempus; perhaps originally, the right place, the fatal spot,
     supposed to be the same word as tempus, temporis, the fitting
     or appointed time. See Temporal of time, and cf. Tempo,
     Tense, n.]
     1. (Anat.) The space, on either side of the head, back of the
        eye and forehead, above the zygomatic arch and in front of
        the ear.
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     2. One of the side bars of a pair of spectacles, jointed to
        the bows, and passing one on either side of the head to
        hold the spectacles in place.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Temple \Tem"ple\, n. [AS. tempel, from L. templum a space marked
     out, sanctuary, temple; cf. Gr. ? a piece of land marked off,
     land dedicated to a god: cf. F. t['e]mple, from the Latin.
     Cf. Contemplate.]
     1. A place or edifice dedicated to the worship of some deity;
        as, the temple of Jupiter at Athens, or of Juggernaut in
        India. "The temple of mighty Mars." --Chaucer.
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     2. (Jewish Antiq.) The edifice erected at Jerusalem for the
        worship of Jehovah.
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              Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch.
                                                    --John x. 23.
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     3. Hence, among Christians, an edifice erected as a place of
        public worship; a church.
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              Can he whose life is a perpetual insult to the
              authority of God enter with any pleasure a temple
              consecrated to devotion and sanctified by prayer?
                                                    --Buckminster.
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     4. Fig.: Any place in which the divine presence specially
        resides. "The temple of his body." --John ii. 21.
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              Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that
              the spirit of God dwelleth in you?    --1 Cor. iii.
                                                    16.
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              The groves were God's first temples.  --Bryant.
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     5. (Mormon Ch.) A building dedicated to the administration of
        ordinances.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     6. A local organization of Odd Fellows.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     Inner Temple, and Middle Temple, two buildings, or ranges
        of buildings, occupied by two inns of court in London, on
        the site of a monastic establishment of the Knights
        Templars, called the Temple.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Temple \Tem"ple\, v. t.
     To build a temple for; to appropriate a temple to; as, to
     temple a god. [R.] --Feltham.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  temple
      n 1: place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship
           of a deity
      2: the flat area on either side of the forehead; "the veins in
         his temple throbbed"
      3: an edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes
      4: (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
         [syn: synagogue, temple, tabernacle]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "temple":
     bank, beam, border, broadside, cathedral, chapel, cheek, chop,
     church, coast, dewal, fane, flank, girja, hand, handedness, haunch,
     hip, holy place, house of God, house of worship, jowl, kiack,
     laterality, many-sidedness, masjid, mosque, multilaterality,
     pagoda, pantheon, place of worship, planking, profile, quarter,
     sanctuary, shore, shrine, shul, side, siding, synagogue,
     tabernacle, unilaterality
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Temple
     first used of the tabernacle, which is called "the temple of the
     Lord" (1 Sam. 1:9). In the New Testament the word is used
     figuratively of Christ's human body (John 2:19, 21). Believers
     are called "the temple of God" (1 Cor. 3:16, 17). The Church is
     designated "an holy temple in the Lord" (Eph. 2:21). Heaven is
     also called a temple (Rev. 7:5). We read also of the heathen
     "temple of the great goddess Diana" (Acts 19:27).
     
       This word is generally used in Scripture of the sacred house
     erected on the summit of Mount Moriah for the worship of God. It
     is called "the temple" (1 Kings 6:17); "the temple [R.V.,
     'house'] of the Lord" (2 Kings 11:10); "thy holy temple" (Ps.
     79:1); "the house of the Lord" (2 Chr. 23:5, 12); "the house of
     the God of Jacob" (Isa. 2:3); "the house of my glory" (60:7); an
     "house of prayer" (56:7; Matt. 21:13); "an house of sacrifice"
     (2 Chr. 7:12); "the house of their sanctuary" (2 Chr. 36:17);
     "the mountain of the Lord's house" (Isa. 2:2); "our holy and our
     beautiful house" (64:11); "the holy mount" (27:13); "the palace
     for the Lord God" (1 Chr. 29:1); "the tabernacle of witness" (2
     Chr. 24:6); "Zion" (Ps. 74:2; 84:7). Christ calls it "my
     Father's house" (John 2:16).
     

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Temple, GA -- U.S. city in Georgia
     Population (2000):    2383
     Housing Units (2000): 956
     Land area (2000):     6.764119 sq. miles (17.518986 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.095859 sq. miles (0.248273 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    6.859978 sq. miles (17.767259 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            75832
     Located within:       Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
     Location:             33.735723 N, 85.027298 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     30179
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Temple, GA
      Temple
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Temple, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma
     Population (2000):    1146
     Housing Units (2000): 604
     Land area (2000):     1.307054 sq. miles (3.385253 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.307054 sq. miles (3.385253 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            72750
     Located within:       Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
     Location:             34.271175 N, 98.234785 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     73568
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Temple, OK
      Temple
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Temple, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
     Population (2000):    54514
     Housing Units (2000): 23511
     Land area (2000):     65.351319 sq. miles (169.259133 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.091848 sq. miles (0.237884 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    65.443167 sq. miles (169.497017 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            72176
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             31.093678 N, 97.362202 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     76501 76502 76504
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Temple, TX
      Temple
  

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