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TOMB OF MARY

The reputed burial place of the Blessed Virgin in the Valley of the Cedron, near Jerusalem. Some scholars say that she was buried at Ephesus, but the earliest tradition holds that she died in Jerusalem and was buried nearby.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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