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  • n. The central chapel of the three forming the sanctuary of a Coptic church. It contains the high altar, and is usually closed by an embroidered curtain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The central chapel of the three forming the sanctuary of a Coptic church. It contains the high altar, and is usually closed by an embroidered curtain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In churches of the Levant, a sacred place, usually distinguished from the choir.

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