retro choir


that part of a church behind the choir or the main altar.

1840–50; < Medieval Latin retrōchorus. See retro-, choir Unabridged
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retrochoir (ˈrɛtrəʊˌkwaɪə)
the space in a large church or cathedral behind the high altar

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