desecration : Definition, Usages, News and More

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de suh kray shuhn

  • n  blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    desecration of the Holy Sabbath

  • A Pentagon spokesman described the incident as "repugnant" and said that the army was launching a criminal investigation into the alleged desecration of the corpses, which is in .
  • Despite decrying "the desecration" of the Soviet memorial in Tallinn (which in reality has been moved to a military cemetery where it will be formally reopened with full military .
  • Umar, according to a variety of accounts, was horrified to see this desecration.
News & Articles

  • Dylon Boudreauxs' Grave Desecrated, Family Seeking Answers
    A St. Martinville family is now looking for answers after the desecration of a loved one's grave. The family went to the grave of Dylon Boudreaux to celebrate his 19th birthday on June 5th. The next day they returned to find part of the family's tomb had been set on fire. Charred burn marks covered the majority of the front of the tomb. Boudreaux went missing during the summer of 2012 and his ...
    June 11, 2013 - KATC 3 Lafayette
  • Plan For Wind Turbines On Normandy Coast Spins Controversy
    Thursday, on the 69th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, many have gathered on the coast of Normandy to remember and honor the Allied soldiers who fought their way through Nazi defenses and went on to liberate Europe. There is controversy about a French plan to build 75 wind turbines offshore here. Critics see it as desecration of hollowed ground. Promoters say the wind mills will be at least 6 ...
    June 6, 2013 - NPR

  • Yisroel Dovid Weiss in International Herald Tribune
    They have threatened us, they have warned us, they have harassed us,said Rabbi Yisroel Dovid Weiss. "This fire is a desecration of God's name."
  • Hamid Karzai in Washington Post
    It is not the anti-American sentiment, it is a protest over news of the desecration of the holy Koran,Karzai told reporters in Brussels.
  • HR Haldeman in AFP
    says Nixon, whose chief of staff HR Haldeman calls the clothing "desecration of the White House to most Americans."

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