Definition for Edifice (-s)

edifice (-s), n. [Fr. < L. ├Ždis, temple, house + -ficium, make.]

  1. Temple; tabernacle; large church; stately building; religious sanctuary; [fig.] body; body of law.
  2. Repository; monument; mausoleum; burial place; [fig.] entity; phenomenon.
  3. Building; apartment; establishment.
  4. Residence; dwelling place; place especially suited for its inhabitants.

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