transept

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In architecture the part of the church which forms the short arms of the cross on which the plan is laid. It extends on the north and south side of the area between the nave and the choir.

MLA Citation

  • Father James J McGovern. “transept”. Catholic Pocket Dictionary, 1906. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 November 2019. Web. 25 February 2021. <>