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Synonyms for chancelˈtʃæn səl, ˈtʃɑn-

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  1. chancel, sanctuary, bema(noun)

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

    bema, chancel, asylum, sanctuary, refuge


  1. chancel(noun)


  2. chancel(noun)

    The space around the altar in a church, often enclosed, for use by the clergy and the choir. In medieval cathedrals the chancel was usually enclosed or blocked off from the nave by an altar screen.


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