Ante choir


an enclosed space in front of the choir of a church.
Also called forechoir.

1885–90; ante- + choir Unabridged
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antechoir (ˈæntɪˌkwaɪə)
the part of a church in front of the choir, usually enclosed by screens, tombs, etc

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