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Definitions of altar:

part of speech: noun

A small square or round building of turf, wood, or stone, varying in height, on which animals were burnt- these were called sacrifices; the communion- table.

part of speech: noun

In the Christian Church, the Communion table; in ancient times and in heathen countries, a raised place of earth or stone, on which to offer sacrifice or burn incense to the gods.

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