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high priest

1. Judaism the priest of highest rank who alone was permitted to enter the holy of holies of the tabernacle and Temple
2. Mormon Church a priest of the order of Melchizedek priesthood
3. the head of a group or cult
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The Farscape game will feature an action/adventure format in which gamers can choose to be Earth astronaut John Crichton, or, one of the aliens: the outcast Peacekeeper Aeryn, the street-smart Chiana, brutish warrior D'Argo, royal sovereign Rygel, or high priestess Zhaan.
Joe is an agnostic and considers all religions as cults, but his one exception is Melody, a high priestess he fell in love with on a cruise.
GREAT ACHIEVEMENT: Gez Halton GREAT SIGNIFICANCE: Jacques Rogge speaking during the ceremony CARRYING THE FLAME: The second bearer, Alex Loukos from Britain (right), receives the Olympic Torch from Spyros Gianniotis MOMENT OF TRUTH: High Priestess Ino Menegaki lights the Olympic flame frim the sun's rays LET THERE BE LIGHT: High Priestess Ino Menegaki lights the London 2012 Olympic Torch as it is handed over to Spyros Gianniotis of Greece
In front of the ancient ruins of the Temple of Hera, an actress playing the role of a high priestess will light the flame by the rays of the sun in a parabolic mirror.
Pagan high priestess Norma leads her people in the battle to protect their way of life in Bellini's acclaimed opera, showing Saturday.
Get them reading: See Family Page 5 A SYNOPSIS OF CATHERINE'S THE ORACLE IN a distant land of deserts and islands, the servants of the god hold sway, his wishes conveyed through the Oracle and interpreted by the High Priestess.
Zoey and the gang are back fighting evil -well that's what being a High Priestess is all about.
We respect everybody's religion and we're trying not to have things in the shadows" - Sandra Davis, high priestess of the Crystal Cauldron group, which has been banned from holding its Witches' Ball at the Our Lady's parish club in Stockport in October.
Building on her persona as an immaculately androgynous 80s star, in her solo work Lennox has charted an immaculate course, establishing herself as a peerless interpreter and high priestess of pop perfection.
Left, Greek actress Maria Nafpliotou plays the role of a high priestess, holds up the Olympic flame near the Temple of Hera where the Olympics were born
In addition, even though Iphigenie is, like Aida, dramatically a one-note character, the staging had her constantly slinking about more like Richard Strauss's deranged Elektra than an authoritative High Priestess.
High Priestess, another dual jumps winner, finished towards the rear in the Listed Ballycullen Stakes at Fairyhouse, but that run should have brought her on.