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meeting house

noun
1.
a house or building for religious worship.
2.
a house of worship for Quakers.
Also, meetinghouse.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35
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Examples for meeting house
  • The meeting house form church is a one-story, weatherboarded, frame church with an apsidal plan and a narthex pavilion.
  • The church, a local interpretation of a colonial meeting house, is set on the second level of a hill near a spring.
British Dictionary definitions for meeting house

meeting house

noun
1.
the place in which certain religious groups, esp Quakers, hold their meetings for worship
2.
(NZ) Also called wharepuni. a large Māori tribal hall
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