[ stuh-sid-ee-uh n ]
/ stəˈsɪd i ən /

noun, plural sta·sid·i·a [stuh-sid-ee-uh] /stəˈsɪd i ə/.

a choir stall in an Orthodox church.


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Origin of stasidion

< Medieval Greek stasídion station, seat in a church, probably equivalent to Greek stás(is) position, station (see stasis) + -idion diminutive suffix Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020