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Definitions of nave:

part of speech: noun

The middle or body of a church, distinct from the aisles or wings, so called from the resemblance of the roof to the hull of a ship, or because the church of Christ was often likened to a ship.

part of speech: noun

The middle or body of a church, extending from the chancel to the main entrance; the center or hub of a wheel, in which the spokes are inserted.

part of speech: noun

The centre part of a wheel in which the spokes are inserted, and through which the axle passes.

part of speech: noun

The middle part or body of a church extending from the choir to the principal entrance; the part of a church between the wings or aisles.

part of speech: noun

The hub or piece of wood, etc., in the centre of a wheel, through which the axle passes.

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