Definition of amen corner in English:

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amen corner


The part of a Methodist meeting house formerly occupied by worshippers who responded to the preacher’s utterances with occasional shouts of ‘Amen!’.
Example sentences
  • Because here in the amen corner of the wingnut choir, we're all singing from the same hymnal!
  • To most of those who composed the amen corner it was a magnificent and beautiful experience.
  • In the earliest days of my memory there were still audible “amens” coming from the amen corner.

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