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Origin of narthex
OTHER WORDS FROM narthexnar·the·cal [nahr-thee-kuh l] /nɑrˈθi kəl/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for narthex
The western compartment, forming the narthex, is in three bays covered with cross-groined vaults.
First the narthex was blown up with gunpowder; then a transept arm.How France Built Her Cathedrals|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
The Christian must enter the church by the north porch, which leads down a flight of steps into the narthex.Constantinople|William Holden Hutton
The baptistery is accessible by steps both from the basilica and the narthex.The Shores of the Adriatic|F. Hamilton Jackson
At the south end of the narthex a small door leads to the return bay of the outer narthex in front of the parecclesion.