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1 Any place in which to process, walk, or promenade, whether partially or totally covered or uncovered, such as an ambulatio or a cloister.

2 Aisle linking the chancel-aisles behind the high-altar in a large church: it can be canted, semicircular, or straight on plan, with chapels to the east and the sanctuary to the west.

Subjects: Architecture.


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