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noun \ˈaps\

: a part of a church that is shaped like a half circle and that is usually at the east end of the building

Full Definition of APSE

1
:  apsis 1
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:  a projecting part of a building (as a church) that is usually semicircular in plan and vaulted

Origin of APSE

Medieval Latin & Latin; Medieval Latin apsis, from Latin
First Known Use: 1715

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