Definition of sedilia in English:


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Pronunciation: /sɪˈdɪlɪə

noun (singular sedile /sɪˈdʌɪli/)

  • A group of stone seats for clergy in the south chancel wall of a church, usually three in number and often canopied and decorated.


late 18th century: from Latin, 'seat', from sedere 'sit'.

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