Edifice – 1. A large, imposing building. 2. A complex system of beliefs
The head office (edifice) was in a large, imposing building that was shared with a sect that had a complex system of beliefs.
Examples of edifice in a sentence (large, imposing building)
Going to the city was scary for the farmer, staying in an edifice was new to him.
The cathedral was an imposing edifice, dedicated to worship.
Rather than the house they had designed, the builder had erected an ugly, grey edifice.
Examples of edifice in a sentence (complex system of beliefs)
The multiple beliefs changed the once simple religion into a misshaped edifice of beliefs.
Its religious edifices are five Roman Catholic and four Evangelical churches and a synagogue.
In the United States there were, in 1906, 101 church edifices and a total membership of 7558.