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Amen Corner

Definition of the noun amen corner

What does amen corner mean as a name of something?


  1. area reserved for persons leading the responsive `amens'
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: corner / nook = an interior angle formed by two meeting walls
    • part of: church / church building = a place for public (especially Christian) worship

Specialised definition of the noun amen corner

Glossary of sports / golf

the 11th, 12th and 13th holes at the Augusta National course, home of The Masters; the name Was coined in 1958 by journalist Herbert Warren Wind writing in Sports Illustrated to describe the part of the course at which the crucial action had taken place (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)


  1. Amen Corner were a successful Welsh rock group, formed in late 1966 in Cardiff, Wales.
  2. Amen Corner is a musical group.
    • albums: "Darken In Quir Haresete", "Jachol Ve Tehilá", "Lucification"


  1. Amen Corner a.k.a. Andy Fairweather Low: Andrew Fairweather Low is a Welsh guitarist, songwriter, producer and vocalist. He was a founding member of 1960s British pop band Amen Corner, and in recent years has toured extensively with Roger Waters, Eric Clapton and Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings.
  2. Amen Corner a.k.a. Blue Weaver: Derek John "Blue" Weaver is a British keyboard player, session musician, songwriter and record producer.


"Amen Corner" is a musical album of Railroad Earth.

  • released on (6 years ago)


  1. "Amen Corner" is a musical with a book by Philip Rose and Peter Udell, lyrics by Udell, and music by Garry Sherman, based on the 1965 play of the same title by James Baldwin. The score consists of mostly gospel-inspired music.
  2. "Amen Corner" is a 2007 novel by American author Rick Shefchik, published March 9 by Poisoned Pen Press. A mystery/thriller set at the Masters Tournament of golf, it centers on Minneapolis police detective and amateur golfer Sam Skarda, as he competes in his first Masters and tries to stop a crazed killer determined to put an end to the tournament. It is the first in a series about Skarda and his adventures investigating crime in the sports world. The second, Green Monster, was published August 1, 2008.
    • language: English Language
    • released in (8 years ago)


The Amen Corner was a celebrated niche in the corridor of the old Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York City, where politicians and reporters gathered to discuss coming political events. It was here that Senator's Thomas C. Platt's "Sunday School Class" was held in the late 1890s, and when the Senator announced his decisions his associates would say "Amen.


Amen Corner is a 1983 theater production of the play by Philip Rose and Peter Udell.

  • award: - Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical nomination for Rhetta Hughes

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amen Corner

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Google previewDictionary of Word Origins (1995)

A History of the Words, Expressions, and Clichés We Use by Jordan Almond

AMEN AMEN CORNER AMETHYST ambulant*. From this the name "ambulance" was applied to the vehicle— and it kept the name when it reversed the process and started bringing patients to the hospital. Amen. What is the real meaning of ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Golf (2011)

by Bill Mallon, Randon Jerris

AMEN CORNER. “Amen Corner” is a term that refers to the 11th, 12th, and 13th holes at Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters. The term was coined by Herbert Warren Wind in an article in Sports Illustrated about the 1958 Masters.

Google previewMiller's dictionary of gardening, botany, and agriculture; revised (1834)

by Philip Miller

LONDON : ORR AND SMITH, AMEN CORNER, PATERNOSTER ROW. In foolscap 8vo, with numerous illustrative Wood-cuts, price It. 6d., cloth boards. AN ENQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES OF THE FRUITFULNESS AND BARRENNESS OF ...

Google previewNelson's Dictionary of Christianity (2001)

The Authoritative Resource on the Christian World by George Kurian

amen corner Corner in a ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Allusions (1999)

by Elizabeth Webber, Mike Feinsilber

American century 14 There is an even earlier amen corner in London near St. Paul's Cathedral. On Corpus Christi Day, the procession of monks began in Paternoster Row, saying the Lord's Prayer (Pater Noster is Latin for "Our Father") to the ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

usedfor expressing strong approval US, 1934 amen corner nounthefront rows ofpews in a church where the most devout sit, approving the words of the preacher with shouts of®Amen! ̄ US,1860 Americalley nickname in ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

7, 1954 amen corner ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-orner, corner, homer, mourner, scorner, warner; adorner, suborner; amen corner, eater-corner, kitty-corner. -omet, cornet, hornet. -orney. See -ourney. -ornful, mournful, scornful. -orning, morning, mourning, scorning, warning; aborning, ...

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