chancel chancel


  • (n) area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing



  1. A mixed congregation of 600 gazed in interested bewilderment at a slim, bare-foot girl in the chancel.
  2. The Community Church's auditorium will also have a movie screen, room for a 100-piece orchestra in front of the chancel, no windows.
  3. Inside, in the center of the chancel, were reburied the bones of Francisco Marto and his sister Jacinta.


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    The Second Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir will present a sacred concert entitled “Worship Through Song: A Musical Journey” on Friday, July 19, at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of Second Presbyterian Church.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: The Chattanoogan

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  • "The body may lie in mouldering chancel," Conan Doyle concludes, "or in crumbling vault, but the rumour of noble lives, the record of valour and truth, can never die, but lives on in the soul of the people."
    on Oct 23, 2008 By: Arthur Conan Doyle Source: Independent

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