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The part of a Methodist meeting house formerly occupied by worshippers who responded to the preacher's utterances with occasional shouts of ‘Amen!’.
- ‘In the earliest days of my memory there were still audible amens coming from the amen corner.’
- ‘To most of those who composed the amen corner it was a magnificent and beautiful experience.’
- ‘Because here in the amen corner of the wingnut choir, we're all singing from the same hymnal!’
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