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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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church lobby

Usage examples (34)
  • While it is being called a narthex, that is precisely the one thing which the structure is not.
  • A narthex is not a gathering space or overflow social hall; it is a place of transition from world outside to the heavenly reality within.
  • Beyond the narthex was the nave, answering to the court of the Jews, and appropriated to the body of worshippers.
  • On occasion, Mr. Atkinson reaches too far for a word -- "narthex," "contumacious" and "nugacities," to name a few. for more
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