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aisle

a lateral division in a church flanking the nave or chancel

Aisle

The circulatory space flanking and parallel to the nave in a church, separated from it by a row of columns; a walkway between seats in a theater, auditorium, or other place of public assembly.

aisle

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(architecture)
A passageway between or alongside blocks of seats, as in an auditorium.
One of the parts of a basilica which are located at the sides of the nave, with each aisle separated from it by a row of columns.

aisle

1. A longitudinal passage between sections of seats in an auditorium or church.
2. In a church, the space flanking and parallel to the nave; usually separated from it by columns, intended primarily for circulation but sometimes containing seats.
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In a statement, the Chicago-based company said that the twin aisled airplane, which is an improvement on the popular 777 aircraft, will enter service by the end of the decade.
While it is true that there are Late Iron Age aisled roundhouses at Scamess on Shetland, these differ in construction from Middle Iron Age wheelhouse forms of the Western Ides and in any case occur within a context of cellular settlement.
Visit St Peter's Chapel with its medieval aisled hall and take a stroll in the picturesque deer park.