A group of buildings, including a temple as well as residences and recreational buildings, used for ritual worship.
The sacred precinct in which a temple is located.
Portion of land, usually sacred, hence precinct.
A Greek term meaning sacred space, usually in reference to a Greek sanctuary or temple.
(15) -- enclosed sacred space
Sacred area surrounding a temple; temple precinct, often walled off from surroundings.
(Greek: "sanctuary") 1. An area marked off from common use either for a king, or for a god. Temenos also is a leading Scandinavian journal of religious studies.
A sanctuary or religious precinct.
the sacred precinct of a temple, usually surrounded with stoas.
Greek Temenos (http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0057%3Aentry%3D%23103047, from the Greek verb "to cut") (plural = temene) is a piece of land cut off and assigned as an official domain, especially to kings and chiefs, or a piece of land marked off from common uses and dedicated to a god, a sanctuary, holy grove or holy precinct: The Pythian race-course is called a temenos, the sacred valley of the Nile is the ÎÎµÎ¯Î»Î¿Î¹Î¿ Ï€á¿–Î¿Î½ Ï„ÎÎ¼ÎµÎ½Î¿Ï‚ ÎšÏÎ¿Î½Î¯Î´Î±, the Acropolis is the á¼±ÎµÏá½¸Î½ Ï„ÎÎ¼ÎµÎ½Î¿Ï‚ (of Pallas).