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Yet this monument to Baroque Classicism is actually constructed upon a Gothic cruciform footprint—a long central nave running from west to east intersected by a transept.
The impact of the restoration is particularly noticeable because the walls of the transept, at the center of the cathedral, have yet to be cleaned.
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TRANSEPT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of transept for English Language Learners
: the shorter area that goes across and sticks out from the long part of a church and that gives the church the shape of a cross when it is viewed from above
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