Word:

Apse

Pronunciation: ăps
n.1.(Arch.) A projecting part of a building, esp. of a church, having in the plan a polygonal or semicircular termination, and, most often, projecting from the east end. In early churches the Eastern apse was occupied by seats for the bishop and clergy.
2.A reliquary, or case in which the relics of saints were kept.
Noun1.apse - a domed or vaulted recess or projection on a building especially the east end of a church; usually contains the altar
Synonyms: apsis
APSE - Ada Programming Support Environment
Agfa Publishing Systems Environment (Agfa, DTP)Easter sepulcher, ambry, arcade, arcature, arch, arched roof, archway, baptistery, blindstory, camber, ceilinged roof, chancel, choir, cloisters, concameration, concha, confessional, confessionary, cove, crypt, cupola, diaconicon, diaconicum, dome, geodesic dome, igloo, keystone, nave, ogive, porch, presbytery, rood loft, rood stair, rood tower, sacrarium, sacristy, skewback, span, transept, triforium, vault, vaulting, vestry, voussoir
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