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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

(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.
References in classic literature ?
"It is Julia Severn," replied Miss Temple, very quietly.
"Julia's hair curls naturally," returned Miss Temple, still more quietly.
`Strangers who once dwelt about wooded Cnossos but now shall return no more each to his loved city and fair house and dear wife; here shall you keep my rich temple that is honoured by many men.
There Apollo brought them and showed them his most holy sanctuary and rich temple.
"Access may be had to any cell of the temple at any time," replied Thurid.
The navies of Helium and the First Born had cleared the fortresses and the temples of the therns when they had refused to surrender and accept the new order of things that had swept their false religion from long-suffering Mars.
"They do many things in this temple which they do not do elsewhere," he replied.
"I wonder if they left a single victim," I remarked, leaning far out of the opening in the rocky wall to inspect the temple better.
About the court, from the ground to the top of the temple, were series of open galleries, and now and then the captive caught glimpses of bright eyes gleaming from beneath masses of tumbling hair, peering down upon him from above.
Or mark my words the Order of the Temple will be utterly demolished and the Place thereof shall no more be known among the nations.''
"As the entire Temple of the Sun revolves once with each revolution of Barsoom about the sun, but once each year does the entrance to each separate chamber come opposite the mouth of the corridor which forms its only link to the world without.
Only one laborer in this temple of Minerva, however, was known to get so far as to attempt a translation of Virgil.