amen corner

noun
\ ˈā-ˌmen- How to pronounce amen corner (audio) \

Definition of amen corner

: a conspicuous corner in a church occupied by fervent worshippers

First Known Use of amen corner

circa 1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Amen corner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amen%20corner. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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