1. chancel

noun. area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing.


  • sanctuary
  • choir
  • area
  • church building
  • church

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Sentences with chancel

1. Noun, singular or mass
Sizes range from a few feet square to the height of the sanctuary or chancel in which they hang.

2. Adjective
Usually to the sides of the chancel area are the sacristy and robing rooms.