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ambulatory

1. able to walk
2. Law (esp of a will) capable of being altered or revoked
3. Architect
a. an aisle running around the east end of a church, esp one that passes behind the sanctuary
b. a place for walking, such as an aisle or a cloister

ambulatory

[′am·byə·lə‚tȯr·ē]
(architecture)
A passageway around the apse of a church, or around a shrine.
A covered walk of a cloister.

ambulatory

ambulatory, 2
1. A passageway around the apse of a church, or for circumambulating a shrine.
2. A covered walk of a cloister.
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