1. A porch or waiting room, usually at the west end of an abbey church, where the monks collected on returning from processions, where bodies were laid previous to interment.
2. A region of Northern Israel.
porch in front of church
church porch, or chapel at entrance.
Region of N Israel (once a Roman province in Palestine) which includes Nazareth and Tiberias, frequently mentioned in the Gospels of the New Testament.