a porch or chapel at the western
entrance of certain medieval churches
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Word origin of 'Galilee'ME galilie < ML galilaea < L Galilaea, Galilee: ? because, being at the less sacred western end, it was compared with the
scriptural “Galilee of the Gentiles”