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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Atocha, Our Lady of

a name given to the Virgin Mary, under which she has a chapel dedicated to her at Madrid. She is represented in the dress of a widow, with a chaplet in her hands; and on festival days she is crowned with the sun, decked out with the finest garments, and adorned with the richest jewels. (See MARIOLATRY).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Atocha, Our Lady of'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/a/atocha-our-lady-of.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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