west front

west front

The end wall of a medieval church, usually opposite the sanctuary, and usually where the main doors are located.
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The little valley on the west front of the city, she explained, was all that remained of the harbor, while the pass through the hills to the old sea bottom had been the channel through which the shipping passed up to the city's gates.
And then, before I had a little got used to the joy of their flowers against the sky, came the lilacs--masses and masses of them, in clumps on the grass, with other shrubs and trees by the side of walks, and one great continuous bank of them half a mile long right past the west front of the house, away down as far as one could see, shining glorious against a background of firs.
There have been two or three fine old trees cut down, that grew too near the house, and it opens the prospect amazingly, which makes me think that Repton, or anybody of that sort, would certainly have the avenue at Sotherton down: the avenue that leads from the west front to the top of the hill, you know," turning to Miss Bertram particularly as he spoke.
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Officers responded to the burglary on the 400 block of West Front Street about 11:45 a.m.
James, a 14-time NBA All-Star and three-time NBA All-Star Most Valuable Player, was followed in the West front line by Slovenian 19-year-old swingman Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks on 679,839 and Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant with 659,968.
The orchards are full with 180 varieties as the limes begin to turn gold and red Virginia creepers cover the west front of the hall.
Once again visitors will be able to enjoy the backdrop of Henry VIII's former homeas they skate back in time with the return of the ice rink to the palace's Tudor West Front.
Supported by the UAE Armed Forces operating as part of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition, the National Resistance Forces under the leadership of Staff Brigadier-General Tarek Mohammad Abdullah Saleh, are waging large-scale military operations on the Red Sea Coast in the direction of Mocha and Al Barah, west of Taiz, to regain control over the areas still in the grip of the Houthis, and pave the way for lifting the blockade staged against Taiz from the West Front.
The baroque West Front was built for the 1st Marquess of Rockingham from about 1725 but it is the slightly later, 606ft wide, Palladian East Front which is the behemoth.
Durant, however, is still the leading the West front court players, followed by New Orlean's Anthony Davis with 664,687.
An addition on the west front is a fine conservatory with fluted columns to its porticoed entrance and stained glass depicting birds in the roof lantern.

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