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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Yes, with plenty of creature comforts and her old place in the amen corner in her possession again, she would be perfectly happy and at peace thenceforward to the end.
It's 50 years since the testing stretch around 11, 12 and 13 was first christened Amen Corner by legendary golf writer Herb Warren Wind.
com debuted in 2006 with Amen Corner Live, live streaming video of the 11th, 12th and 13th holes from the Augusta National Golf Club.
1 fired two early birdies and turned into Amen Corner having edged near the top of the leaderboard for the first time.
There will be live webcasts from the practice grounds, the par-three contest, and from Amen Corner during the tournament itself.
He took it from an old jazz recording called Shouting At Amen Corner.
Amen Corner was backed to the exclusion of the rest in the European Breeders Fund Maiden Stakes and won by a very comfortable two lengths.
The cars on Amen Corner are typically mid-1960s, with a Triumph Herald, a Mini, and a Jaguar parked in close proximity on the street's cobbled decline.
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