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ˈpæn θiˌɒn, -ən or, esp. Brit., pænˈθi ənPan·theon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pantheon(noun)

    all the gods of a religion

  2. pantheon(noun)

    a monument commemorating a nation's dead heroes

  3. pantheon(noun)

    (antiquity) a temple to all the gods

Wiktionary

  1. pantheon(Noun)

    a temple dedicated to all the gods

    Etymology: From Πάνθειον, neuter of πανθείος, from πᾶν, neuter of πᾶς + θείος, from θεός

  2. pantheon(Noun)

    all the gods of a particular people or religion, particularly the ancient Greek gods residing on Olympus, considered as a group

    Etymology: From Πάνθειον, neuter of πανθείος, from πᾶν, neuter of πᾶς + θείος, from θεός

  3. pantheon(Noun)

    a category or classification denoting the most honored persons of a group

    Etymology: From Πάνθειον, neuter of πανθείος, from πᾶν, neuter of πᾶς + θείος, from θεός

  4. Pantheon(ProperNoun)

    The circular Roman temple dedicated to all the gods in 27 BC in Rome. Since the 7th century AD reconsecrated by christianity and dedicated to their single god.

    Etymology: From Πάνθειον, neuter of πανθείος, from πᾶν, neuter of πᾶς + θείος, from θεός

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pantheon(noun)

    a temple dedicated to all the gods; especially, the building so called at Rome

    Etymology: [L. pantheon, pantheum, Gr. pa`nqeion (sc. 'iero`n), fr. pa`nqeios of all gods; pa^s, pa^n, all + qe`os a god: cf. F. panthon. See Pan-, and Theism.]

  2. Pantheon(noun)

    the collective gods of a people, or a work treating of them; as, a divinity of the Greek pantheon

    Etymology: [L. pantheon, pantheum, Gr. pa`nqeion (sc. 'iero`n), fr. pa`nqeios of all gods; pa^s, pa^n, all + qe`os a god: cf. F. panthon. See Pan-, and Theism.]

Freebase

  1. Pantheon

    A pantheon is a set of all the gods of a particular polytheistic religion or mythology. Max Weber's 1922 opus, Economy and Society, discusses the link between a pantheon of gods and the development of monotheism. Pantheon can also refer to a temple or sacred building explicitly dedicated to "all deities", avoiding the difficulty of giving an exhaustive list. The most known such structure is the Pantheon of Rome, built in the year 27 BC. The building was dedicated to "all gods" as a gesture embracing the religious syncretism in the increasingly multicultural Roman Empire, with subjects worshipping gods from many cultures and traditions. The building was later renovated for use as a Christian church in 609 under Pope Boniface IV. Since the 16th century "pantheon" can also refer in a secular sense to the set of a society's exalted persons. For example "Mick Jagger was exalted into the pantheon of rock megastars".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pantheon

    pan′thē-on, n. a temple dedicated to all the gods, esp. the round one at Rome, built by Agrippa in 27 B.C.: all the gods of a nation considered as one body: a complete mythology. [L. panthēon—Gr. pantheion (hieron), (a temple) for all gods—pas, pan, all, theos, a god.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Pantheon

    a temple in Rome, first erected by Agrippa, son-in-law of Augustus, circular in form, 150 ft. in height, with niches all round for statues of the gods, to whom in general it was dedicated; it is now a church, and affords sepulture to illustrious men. Also a building in Paris, originally intended to be a church in honour of the patron saint of Paris, but at the time of the Revolution converted into a receptacle for the ashes of the illustrious dead, Mirabeau being its first occupant, and bearing this inscription, Aux grands hommes la patrie reconnaissant; it was subsequently appropriated to other uses, but under the third republic it became again a resting-place for the ashes of eminent men.

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  1. Pantheon

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Pantheon

    The Roman temple erected in honour of the gods collectively, so called from the Greek pan, all, and theos, god.

Mythology

  1. Pantheon

    (Panthe′on) (lit. “the all-divine place”). The temple of all the gods, built by Agrippa at Rome, in the reign of Augustus (27). It was 144 feet in diameter, and 144 feet high; and was built in the Corinthian style of architecture, mostly of marble; while its walls were covered with engraved brass and silver. Its magnificence induced Pliny to give it rank among the wonders of the world.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pantheon in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pantheon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Pantheon in a Sentence

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    I think about the close-knit confines of judicial chambers, you have a brand-spanking-new lawyer out of law school...( who) regards the federal judge that he or she works for as part of the pantheon of demigods.

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