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choir

[O.Fr.] 1 A group of singers; traditionally the chorus organized to sing in a church. Usually, Roman Catholic, Anglican, and Lutheran choirs are composed of men and boys, but occasionally in these churches and customarily in other Protestant churches men and women form the choir. 2 That division of an organ usually used to accompany the singers, played from the lowest manual on the console. 3 A section of a chorus or orchestra, as the contrasted choirs of polychoral music, or brass choir, woodwind choir. 4 That part of a church reserved for the singers and the officiating clergy in a cathedral or abbey; the same area in a parish church is the chancel: see stallstall,
small division of a larger space, sometimes partly partitioned. The term is used for a booth for display and selling at an exhibition, for a compartment in a stable or kennel, or, in England, for the forward seats in a theater orchestra.
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Choir

That part of a church where the religious service isaccompanied by singing, usually part of the chancel and often separated by an ornamental screen.

choir

choir
That part of a church, between the sanctuary and the nave, usually occupied by a group of singers.

choir

1. an organized group of singers, esp for singing in church services
2. 
a. the part of a cathedral, abbey, or church in front of the altar, lined on both sides with benches, and used by the choir and clergy
b. (as modifier): choir stalls
3. a number of instruments of the same family playing together
4. one of the manuals on an organ controlling a set of soft sweet-toned pipes
5. any of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology
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The film shows the daily lives of some of the 185 instrumental players and the 110 chorists, including rehearsals and how they manage to reconcile their passion with their professional activities.
Chorist did her best to battle back under Kieren Fallon as the winner idled in front, but she never really looked like overhauling the leader.
The subsequent photo showed Favourable Terms (11-2) a short head winner from the in-foal Silence Is Golden, with Chorist another neck away.
The well-backed favourite Chorist looked to have taken charge when going on three furlongs out under Darryll Holland.
Chorist, a tough and consistent mare, should register a 10th career success in the Nassau Stakes (3.
Fallon had continued his red-hot streak by taking the riding honours on Stoop To Conquer (13-2), Adaikali (9-4) and Chorist (4-7).
Fallon had continued his red-hot streak following his Epsom Derby and Oaks double by taking the riding honours on Stoop To Conquer (13-2), Adaikali (9-4) and Chorist (4-7).
His dam Chorist was a Group1winneranda6lbrise in the weights might not be enough to stop his winning spree .
Chorist (20-1) and Kieren Fallon did their best to spoil the day when striking for home half a mile out, but once Hills's jockey son Richard pressed the challenge button, Haafhd took charge.
The acceptors are completed Mick Channon's Imperial Dancer, Chorist from Willie Haggas's yard and the Jeremy Noseda-trained Ecomium.
Ice Palace had previously run subsequent Group One scorer Chorist to just over a length at Pontefract and reproduction of that form should take her clear here, even though she has to concede weight all round this time.
The winner had appeared to squeeze up Chorist against the rail, but after a stewards' inquiry, which lasted around 10 minutes, the placings were allowed to stand.