capilla mayor

noun

ca·​pi·​lla ma·​yor
kə¦pē(ly)əˌmīˈȯ(ə)r
: a main chapel or chancel in churches of Spanish architecture

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, literally, larger chapel

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“Capilla mayor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capilla%20mayor. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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