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Narthex vs. Vestibule — What's the Difference?

Narthex vs. Vestibule — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Narthex and Vestibule

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Narthex

The narthex is an architectural element typical of early Christian and Byzantine basilicas and churches consisting of the entrance or lobby area, located at the west end of the nave, opposite the church's main altar. Traditionally the narthex was a part of the church building, but was not considered part of the church proper.
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Vestibule

A small entrance hall or passage between the outer door and the interior of a house or building.
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Narthex

A portico or lobby of an early Christian or Byzantine church or basilica, originally separated from the nave by a railing or screen.
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Vestibule

An enclosed area at the end of a passenger car on a railroad train.
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Narthex

An entrance hall leading to the nave of a church.
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Vestibule

(Anatomy) A body cavity, chamber, or channel that leads to or is an entrance to another body cavity
The vestibule of the inner ear.
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Narthex

(architecture) A western vestibule leading to the nave in some Christian churches.
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Vestibule

(architecture) A small entrance hall, antechamber, passage, or room between the outer door and the main hall, lobby, or interior of a building.
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Narthex

A tall umbelliferous plant (Ferula communis). See Giant fennel, under Fennel.
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Vestibule

(architecture) A large entrance hall in a temple or palace.
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Narthex

The portico in front of ancient churches; sometimes, the atrium or outer court surrounded by ambulatories; - used, generally, for any vestibule, lobby, or outer porch, leading to the nave of a church.
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Vestibule

(rail transport) An enclosed entrance at the end of a railway passenger car.
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Narthex

Portico at the west end of an early Christian basilica or church
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Vestibule

(anatomy) Any of a number of body cavities or channels, serving as or resembling an entrance to another bodily space.
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Narthex

A vestibule leading to the nave of a church
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Vestibule

The central cavity of the bony labyrinth of the inner ear or the parts (such as the saccule and utricle) of the membranous labyrinth that it contains.
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Vestibule

The part of the left ventricle below the aortic orifice.
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Vestibule

The part of the mouth outside the teeth and gums.
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Vestibule

Clip of vulval vestibule: the space in the vulva between the labia minora and into which both the urethra and vagina open.
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Vestibule

(transitive) To furnish with a vestibule or vestibules.
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Vestibule

The porch or entrance into a house; a hall or antechamber next the entrance; a lobby; a porch; a hall.
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Vestibule

To furnish with a vestibule or vestibules.
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Vestibule

A large entrance or reception room or area
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Vestibule

Any of various bodily cavities leading to another cavity (as of the ear or vagina)
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