amen corner


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amen corner

n.
1.
a. A place in a church reserved for persons leading congregational responses.
b. A group of ardent worshipers in a church.
2. Informal A group of uncritical supporters of a leader, party, or policy, especially a controversial one.

amen corner

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the amen corner US the part of a church, usually to one side of the pulpit, occupied by people who lead the responsive amens during the service

amen′ cor`ner


n.
a place in some churches occupied by zealous worshipers who lead the responsive amens.
[1860–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amen corner - area reserved for persons leading the responsive `amens'
church building, church - a place for public (especially Christian) worship; "the church was empty"
nook, corner - an interior angle formed by two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room"
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