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amen corner

1. An area of seats in a church that is occupied by ardent worshippers. Aunt Mildred goes to church every day, so she sits in the amen corner on Sundays, while we're stuck in the back of the congregation.
2. The tireless supporters of a person, group, or cause. It's a good thing that councilman has his amen corner to rally behind him, because none of the townspeople support his new bill!
See also: amen, corner
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Mize, who admits to regularly peeking through the bushes for a glimpse at Amen Corner while he was playing on the adjacent Country Club course as a youngster, has kept the outfit he wore in that fateful play-off victory over Norman.
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Terry and his wife Linda have invested pounds 400,000 in the 80-seat restaurant on Amen Corner in Newcastle City Centre, and Linda says: "The response from our guests has been absolutely phenomenal.
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