capilla mayor

noun
ca·​pi·​lla ma·​yor | \ kə¦pē(ly)əˌmīˈȯ(ə)r \

Definition of capilla mayor

: a main chapel or chancel in churches of Spanish architecture

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History and Etymology for capilla mayor

Spanish, literally, larger chapel

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“Capilla mayor.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capilla%20mayor. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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