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Oxford dictionary definition of the word altar:
the table in a Christian church at which the bread and wine are consecrated in communion services.
a table or flat-topped block used as the focus for a religious ritual, especially for making sacrifices or offerings to a deity.
lead someone to the altar
marry a woman.
sacrifice someone/thing on/at the altar of
make someone or something suffer in the interests of:
no businessman is going to sacrifice his company on the altar of such altruism
Old English altar, alter, based on late Latin altar, altarium, from Latin altus ‘high’