Galilee

In architecture a Galilee is a porch or waiting room, usually at the west end of an abbey church, where the monks collected on returning from processions, where bodies were laid previous to interment, and where women were allowed to see the monks to whom they were related, or to hear divine service. The galilee was considered to be somewhat less sa...
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Galilee

[ship] The Galilee was a brigantine, built in 1891, designed by Matthew Turner. She started on the packet line between San Francisco and Tahiti and was reckoned a very fast ship. In 1905 she was chartered by the Carnegie Institution`s Department of Terrestrial Magnetism and converted into a magnetic observatory. She was used to make observa...
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Galilee

a porch at the western end of the church used as a chapel for women or penitents. Sometimes the word refers to the entire western end of the nave.
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Galilee

[n] - an area of northern Israel
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galilee

In architecture, a term for a porch or chapel attached to a church. They were used sometimes as the area reserved for penitents, sometimes for corpses prior to burial, and at other times as the...
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Galilee

Region of northern Israel (once a Roman province in Palestine) that includes Nazareth and Tiberias, frequently mentioned in the Gospels of the New Testament. ...
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Galilee

Gal'i·lee noun [ Supposed to have been so termed in allusion to the scriptural 'Galilee of the Gentiles.' confer Old French galilée .] (Architecture) A porch or waiting room, usually at the west end of an abbey church, where the monks collected on returning from processions, where bodies w...
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Galilee

• (n.) A porch or waiting room, usually at the west end of an abbey church, where the monks collected on returning from processions, where bodies were laid previous to interment, and where women were allowed to see the monks to whom they were related, or to hear divine service. Also, frequently applied to the porch of a church, as at Ely and D...
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Galilee

northernmost region of ancient Palestine, corresponding to modern northern Israel. Its biblical boundaries are indistinct; conflicting readings leave ... [4 related articles]
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galilee

type of porch (q.v.) that was developed during the Gothic period.[1 related articles]
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Galilee

Galilee (găl'ilē) , region, N Israel, roughly the portion north of the plain of Esdraelon. Galilee was the chief scene of the ministry of Jesus. The Sea of Galilee (see Galilee, Sea of), the countryside, and the towns—Cana, Capernaum, Tiberias, Nazareth—are repeatedly ref...
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Galilee

Click images to enlargeRegion of northern Israel (once a Roman province in Palestine) that includes Nazareth and Tiberias, frequently mentioned in the Gospels of the New Testament
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Galilee

[disambiguation] Galilee is a large region overlapping with much of the North District of Israel, that is traditionally divided into three regions: Galilee can also refer to: ...
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Galilee

[church architecture] A galilee is a chapel or porch at the west end of some churches where penitents waited before admission to the body of the church and where clergy received women who had business with them. The first reference to this type of narthex is most likely found in the consuetudines cluniacensis of Ulrich, or the consuetudines...
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Galilee

[horse] Galilee (foaled 1963) was New Zealand bred Thoroughbred racehorse who became one of the most successful racehorses in Australia. Galilee was the first and is still the only horse to win the Caulfield, Melbourne and Sydney Cups in one season. ==Background== Galilee was a bay gelding who was foaled in 1963 at Trelawney Stud, Cambridge...
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Galilee

Galilee (הגליל, transliteration HaGalil; الجليل, translit. al-Jalīl) is a region in northern Israel which overlaps with much of the administrative Northern District and Haifa District of the country. Traditionally divided into Upper Galilee (גליל עליון Galil Elyon), Lower Galilee (גליל תחתון Galil Tahton), and Western...
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galilee

porch in front of church
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