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A crocodile paddles past the submerged rooms of the Lake Breeze Restaurant and Bar while a hippo grunts from the nave of a flooded church.

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Inside, a massive, domed nave offers individual air conditioning vents for all 7,000 chairs.

They are composed of wood, the altars and pillars of the nave being of the same material.

The nave itself presents rather a poor and naked appearance, occasioned in a great degree by the absence of sittings.

It consists of a nave of four bays, a south aisle, chancel, and massive western embattled tower.

The greater portion of this is now in ruins, nothing remaining but the nave, which is still used for services.

This was no doubt used in constructing the roof of the westward extension of the nave and aisles.


On this page you'll find 89 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nave, such as: heart, hub, place, axis, bull's-eye, and centrality.

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