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One entry found for purgatory.
Main Entry: pur·ga·to·ry
Pronunciation: primarystresspschwar-gschwa-secondarystresstomacrr-emacron, -secondarystresstodotr-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -ries
: a state after death in which according to Roman Catholic belief the souls of those who die in God's grace are purified of their sins by suffering

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