Definitions of edifice

  1. A building, especially one of imposing appearance or size. Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. A building; a structure; an architectural fabric; - chiefly applied to elegant houses, and other large buildings; as, a palace, a church, a statehouse. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A building, a structure, especially of some style and dimensions. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. A large or splendid building; a large structure. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for edifice

  1. It was not lawful for any one to approach this sacred edifice but those whom the goddess had invited by appearing to them for that purpose in a dream. – Moon Lore by Timothy Harley
  2. The material of the edifice itself was, as usual, the small, hard brick of Holland, painted a delicate cream- color. – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper