In Italian or modern architecture a small structure on top of a dome, used for ornamentation, and also for giving light and ventilation.
The word normally refers to a light, either fire or electric, designed to be carried in the hand.
- Blessed Dorothy of Montau
- Saint Frances of Rome
- Saint Gudule of Brussels
- Saint Hugh of Grenoble
- Saint Macarius the Younger
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