Translation for 'kirk' from English to Russian
NOUN   a kirk | kirks
церковь {ж}
kirk [Scot.] [N. Engl.]
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Translation for 'kirk' from English to Russian

kirk [Scot.] [N. Engl.]
церковь {ж}религ.
Usage Examples English
  • St Peter's Kirk (also known as Skaill Kirk) is a rare surviving example of an unaltered Church of Scotland Parish Kirk of 1836.
  • The gothic kirk, and its associated hospital, were demolished in 1848 under the careful supervision of the Edinburgh architect David Bryce, despite a formal protest from the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, to allow for the construction of Waverley Station.
  • In the forecourt of the Wee Kirk is a "Wishing Chair."
  • Sean Gunn, who plays Kirk, rated this 6th on his list of 10 favourite "Gilmore Girls" episodes, due to "a film by kirk", which he states is one of the two episodes fans mention most when meeting him.
  • There was once a legend that the kirk was built with stones used by an enslaved Kelpie, and for several years the local congregation would not enter the kirk during certain services for fear the building would collapse due to the Kelpie's curse.

  • The poem is an attack on the bigotry and hypocrisy of some members of the Kirk, or Church of Scotland, as told by the (fictional) self-justifying prayer of a (real) kirk elder, Willie Fisher.
  • The Kirk Session is the governing court of a parish.
  • In 1650 Ballantrae Kirk was disjoined from Colmonell Parish and it became part of the Presbytery of Ayr in 1699.
  • The master of work for building the new hospital in November 1567 at Trinity College Kirk, Adam Fullarton, sold stones, lime, and sand in the Blackfriars kirk yard to the masons Thomas Jackson and Murdoch Walker.
  • Timothy Pont's map of 1583-96 clearly marks the 'Kirk of Dalgairnock'.

  • The kirk continued in full use until 2011, when it was amalgamated with two other churches into the Lyle Kirk, Greenock, Church of Scotland.
  • A pair of rhyming jibes remain from the time of the heated split of the Disruption in 1843 when about a third of the Auld Kirk of Scotland left to form the Free Kirk.
  • He and his wife are buried in the graveyard of Gogar Kirk.
  • In 1509, Cumnock was made a burgh of barony and a market began at Cumnock Kirk, [...] northwest of (New) Cumnock Castle.
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