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LYCH GATE

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A covered gateway at the entrance to a churchyard.

Related Terms

Term Note
CHURCH A building used for public Christian worship.
CHURCHYARD An area of ground belonging to a church, often used as a burial ground.
GATE A moveable structure used to allow or prevent passage through an opening, usually in a wall, fence or other barrier.

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