amen corner
noun Date: 1850 a conspicuous corner in a church occupied by fervent worshipers

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  • Amen Corner — may refer to:*Amen Corner (band), 1960s British pop group * Amen Corner (musical), 1983 musical * Amen Corner (novel), novel by Rick Shefchik * The Amen Corner , 1954 play by James Baldwin *Amen Corner (golf), nickname given to the extremely… …   Wikipedia

  • Amen Corner — est un groupe de mods britannique formé en 1966 à Cardiff et dont le leader était Andy Fairweather Low[1]. Sommaire 1 Membres 2 Discographie 2.1 Singles …   Wikipédia en Français

  • amen corner — ☆ amen corner n. in some rural Protestant churches, the seats to the minister s right, once occupied by those leading the responsive amens …   English World dictionary

  • Amen Corner — Chartplatzierungen Erklärung der Daten Alben Round Amen Corner   UK 26 30.03.1968 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • amen corner — amen′ cor ner n. rel a place in some churches occupied by zealous worshipers who lead the responsive amens • Etymology: 1860–65, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Amen Corner —    West out of Paternoster Row at No. 36 to Amen Court (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Within.    First mention: (O. and M. 1677).    Former name : Amen lane (S. 315).    The college of Physicians was in the lane before the Fire, but was… …   Dictionary of London

  • amen corner — noun area reserved for persons leading the responsive amens (Freq. 7) • Hypernyms: ↑corner, ↑nook • Part Holonyms: ↑church, ↑church building …   Useful english dictionary

  • amen corner — Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. a place in some Protestant churches, usually at one side of the pulpit, occupied by worshipers leading the responsive amens of the congregation. [1855 60, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Amen Corner (London) — Amen Corner lies at the junction of Paternoster Row and Ave Maria Lane, just to the west of St Paul s Cathedral in the City of London. History On the feastday of Corpus Christi, monks would say prayers in a procession to St Paul s Cathedral. They …   Wikipedia

  • Amen Corner (band) — Infobox Musical artist Name = Amen Corner Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Cardiff, Wales Genre = Pop Years active = 1966 ndash;1969 Label = Deram, Immediate Associated acts = URL = Past members = Andy …   Wikipedia

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