purgatory

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purgatory /ˈpɚgəˌtori/ Brit /ˈpəːgətri/ noun
plural purgatories
purgatory
/ˈpɚgəˌtori/ Brit /ˈpəːgətri/
noun
plural purgatories
Learner's definition of PURGATORY
Purgatory [singular] : a state after death according to Roman Catholic belief in which the souls of people who die are made pure through suffering before going to heaven
: a place or state of suffering
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