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The ambulatory (Medieval Latin ambulatorium) is the covered passage around a cloister. [1] The term is sometimes applied to the procession way around the east end of a cathedral or large church. This is usually behind the high altar.[2]

References

  1. Francis D. K. Ching (2011). A Visual Dictionary of Architecture. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 29. ISBN 978-1-118-16049-7 . 
  2. Ariane Archambault (2002). The Visual Dictionary of Art & Architecture. Québec Amerique. pp. 152. ISBN 978-2-7644-0877-3 .