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Pronunciation of Basilica: Learn how to pronounce Basilica in English correctly

Learn how to say Basilica correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word basilica:

a large oblong hall or building with double colonnades and a semicircular apse, used in ancient Rome as a law court or for public assemblies.
a building similar to a Roman basilica, used as a Christian church.
the name given to certain churches granted special privileges by the Pope.



mid 16th century: from Latin, literally ‘royal palace’, from Greek basilikÄ“, feminine of basilikos ‘royal’, from basileus ‘king’