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1. A semicircular area; in most churches it contains the altar.
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#Vaulted semicircular or polygonal end of a chancel or chapel. That portion of a church, usually Christian, beyond the "crossing" and opposite the nave. In some churches the choir is seated in this space.<ref>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_architecture Glossary of architecture]</ref>
2. Vaulted semicircular or polygonal end of a chancel or chapel. That portion of a church, usually Christian, beyond the "crossing" and opposite the nave. In some churches the choir is seated in this space.
 
 
 
  
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Latest revision as of 19:09, 4 December 2017

  1. A semicircular area; in most churches it contains the altar.
  2. Vaulted semicircular or polygonal end of a chancel or chapel. That portion of a church, usually Christian, beyond the "crossing" and opposite the nave. In some churches the choir is seated in this space.[1]
  1. Glossary of architecture