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1 Apsidal part of a basilica.

2 Bema, raised platform, or seat in a basilican building.

3 Eastern part of a church, especially if apsidal.

4 Pulpitum or ambo, and therefore, by extension, a pulpit.

5 Gallery in a church, usually for seating.

Subjects: Architecture — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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