A cathedral is a large, beautiful building that is used for religious ceremonies. Cathedrals are usually built in important cities, and they often have a lot of beautiful architecture.

  • She always dreamed of visiting a cathedral, and now she has the chance.

  • The cathedral was beautiful, even in the rain.

Definition of cathedrals


the principal Christian church building of a bishop's diocese




any large and important church


relating to or containing or issuing from a bishop's office or throne

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Example Sentences for cathedrals

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    The Dean of Christ Church is head of both the college and the cathedral.

  • 2

    The monks were the canons of the Cathedral.

  • 3

    The cathedral church of the archdiocese is the Cathedral of the Assumption.

  • 4

    The church is the primatial cathedral of the Americas.

  • 5

    The Church of the resurrection was then raised to the status of Cathedral.

  • 6

    The cathedral of the diocese is the church of Sacred Heart in Pekhon.

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    The church was designated the cathedral of the Diocese of Las Cruces in 1982.

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    Being intended for the Church, he obtained a benefice in the cathedral of Fermo.

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    The cathedral is Blackburn Cathedral and the Diocesan Bishop is The Rt. Revd.

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    Cathedral of the Incarnation website.