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ambulatory church


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1 Church arranged with an ambulatory between the sanctuary and chapels to the east, i.e. with an aisle linking the chancel-aisles behind the high altar.

2 Early Christian or Byzantine church with a domed area bounded on at least three sides by aisles and galleries, so forming a cross on plan, also known as a cross-domed church.

Subjects: Architecture.


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