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alcove

any recessed usually vaulted area, as in a garden wall

Alcove

A small recessed space, connected to or opening directly into a larger room.

alcove

[′al‚kōv]
(architecture)
A recessed part of a room.
A small room that opens into a larger one.
An arched opening in a wall.
(geology)
A large niche formed by a stream in a face of horizontal strata.

alcove

A small recessed space, opening directly into a larger room.
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