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temple

 [tem´p'l]
the lateral region on either side of the head, above the zygomatic arch.

tem·ple

(tem'pĕl),
1. The area of the temporal fossa on the side of the head above the zygomatic arch.
2. The part of a spectacle frame passing from the rim backward over the ear.
[L. tempus (tempor-), time, temple]

temple

/tem·ple/ (tem´p'l) the lateral region on either side of the head, above the zygomatic arch.

temple

(tĕm′pəl)
n.
1. The flat region on either side of the forehead.
2. Either of the sidepieces of a frame for eyeglasses that extends along the temple and over the ear.

tem·ple

(tem'pĕl)
1. The area of the temporal fossa on the side of the head above the zygomatic arch.
2. The part of a spectacle frame passing from the rim backward over the ear.
[L. tempus (tempor-), time, temple]

temple 

1. See side of a spectacle frame.
2. The lateral area of the human head between the outer canthi and the ears and above the zygomatic arch.

temple

the lateral region on either side of the head, above the zygomatic arch; a term commonly used in humans, but not in animals.
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Archaeology is part of human memory," said Francfort, who suggests radical solutions may be needed to protect past treasures from climate change, citing the case of the Abu Simbel rock temples in Egypt.
On day one he drags us out of bed at 4am for not one, but two, flights across the Sahara desert to visit the twin rock temples of Abu Simbel (entrance 80LE).