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What is a basilica?

The Latin word basilica (derived from Greek, Basiliké Stoà, Royal Stoa), was originally used to describe a Roman public building (as in Greece, mainly a tribunal), usually l (MORE)
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Did the herb Basil derive from Basilica?

The name basil for the herb is from the Greek word basileus meaning king.   Basilica, a type of Roman Catholic church, comes from the same word.
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Where is the basilica chapel?

A basilica is a type of (church) building. A chapel is a part of a church. There is nothing called the basilica chapel.,
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What is Saint Peter's Basilica used for?

As pope, the Basilica is the church of the pope. As bishop of Rome,  the Basilica of Saint John Lateran is his church. The Basilica is  used for special Masses on importent (MORE)

Why is St Mary's Basilica in Phoenix AZ called a Basilica?

Basilica is a name given to certain ancient churches in Rome and elsewhere which were built in the fourth century and later and were built in the form of the Roman Basilica. T (MORE)