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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 death of Bol, brother to Governor Matur Chut of Western Lakes has sparked tension in Wau with his relatives targeting the Wau citizens, the Luo and Feritis.
"The death of Bol Chut shocked not only the family but entire Agar community.
Lakes state has experienced a cycle of revenge killings and highway attacks since the appointment of former caretaker governor Maj-Gen Matur Chut Dhuol in January 2012.
December 18, 2015 (RUMBEK) - The caretaker governor of South Sudan's Lakes state Matur Chut Dhuol has sacked the commissioner of Cueibet county, Isaac Mayom Malek, Rumbek East county's Martin Matian Ayuon and George Kuac Dhieu of Yirol West.
Lakes state has, since the appointment of Maj-Gen Matur Chut Dhuol in 2012, been embroiled in a cycle of revenge killings, with traditional chiefs, intellectual and activists calling President Salva Kiir to remove the governor, but so far all calls are been overlooked.
Lakes state has remained in a vicious cycle of counter revenge attacks since caretaker governor Maj Gen Matur Chut Dhuol took over more than two years ago, with activists, traditional authorities and intellectuals calling upon South Sudan's president Salva Kiir Mayardit to remove Dhuol, but so far all the calls have been overlooked by the president.
Lakes state has been locked into a cycle of revenge killings, with activists, traditional authorities and intellectuals calling for the removal of the caretaker governor Maj-Gen Matur Chut Dhuol whom they accuse to having allegedly failed to quell down insecurity.
Meanwhile, several calls for President Salva Kiir to remove the caretaker governor, Matur Chut Dhuol have been ignored.