meeting house

noun
1.
a house or building for religious worship.
2.
a house of worship for Quakers.
Also, meetinghouse.


Origin:
1625–35

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meeting house
 
n
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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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.
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