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Meaning of transept

tran•sept

Pronunciation: (tran'sept), [key]
— n. Archit.
  1. any major transverse part of the body of a church, usually crossing the nave, at right angles, at the entrance to the choir.
  2. an arm of this, on either side of the central aisle of a church.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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