Meaning of Liberian basilica in English:

Liberian basilica


  • The church of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome, said to have been founded by Liberius.

    The church was rebuilt in the mid 5th century by Pope Sixtus III, when it was given its current name of Santa Maria Maggiore; no remains of the original church have been found and its exact location is unknown.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Britton (1771–1857), antiquary and topographer.