Definition of sedilia in English:

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Pronunciation: /sɪˈdɪlɪə/

plural 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'.

Words that rhyme with sedilia

bougainvillea, Brasília, cilia, conciliar, familiar, haemophilia (US hemophilia), Hillier, juvenilia, memorabilia, paedophilia (US pedophilia)

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