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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.
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(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
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a place in some churches occupied by zealous worshipers who lead the responsive amens.
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|Noun||1.||amen corner - area reserved for persons leading the responsive `amens'|
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