Etymology
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shrine (n.)

Old English scrin "ark (of the covenant); chest, coffer; case for relics," from Latin scrinium "case or box for keeping papers," of unknown origin. From late 14c. as "a tomb of a saint" (usually elaborate and large). A widespread word, compare Dutch schrijn, German Schrein, French écrin, Russian skrynya, Lithuanian skrinė.

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Definitions of shrine
1
shrine (v.)
enclose in a shrine;
Synonyms: enshrine
2
shrine (n.)
a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person;
From wordnet.princeton.edu