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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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The upper part of a church wall having windows in it above the roofs of the aisles. Found in early Christian basilicas, it was beautifully developed later in Gothic cathedrals.

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