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noun as in sacrarium

noun as in sanctorium

noun as in sanctuary

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Strong match

noun as in sanctum

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Example Sentences

My chair was near the chancel rail, I now turned toward the west end of the church.

Since 1996, Bolding has been director of the Chancel Choir (renamed The Inspirational Voices of Abyssinian in 2008).

Dickson instantly fell upon the English in the chancel, and a neighbour followed his example; but both were slain.

The Solo organ and one-third of the Pedal organ are under the first arch on the north side of the chancel.

The Altar organ, which can be played through the Solo organ keys, is under the second arch on the north side of the chancel.

The keyboards are on the north side of the chancel, inside the organ case, and can be seen from the "whispering gallery."

It is contained in two cases on each side of the triforium of the chancel and blown by an electric installation of 85 h.p.


On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chancel, such as: basilica, minster, sanctuary, temple, bishop's seat, and holy place.

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