Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A gallery or balcony in a church where the choir is stationed, usually at the end of the building opposite the chancel or pulpit.

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Examples

  • English-speaking people; the pulpit draped in our dear old American flag, and another on the choir-gallery!

    In and Around Berlin

  • In 1443 he went to Padua to build the choir-gallery, and remained there some ten years.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • Jim and the doctor stood at the altar, while down from the choir-gallery, which seemed to be overflowing with roses, came the strains of the wedding-march.

    The Second Chance

  • Jim and the doctor stood at the altar, while down from the choir-gallery, which seemed to be overflowing with roses, came the strains of the wedding-march.

    The Second Chance

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