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Lady chapel

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Definition of Lady chapel in English:

noun

A chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary in a church or cathedral, typically to the east of the high altar in a cathedral and to the south of it in a church.
Example sentences
  • Almost every church would also have had side altars, dedicated to individual saints or, quite commonly, to the Virgin, often in a Lady chapel named after her.

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