state house

statehouse

[steyt-hous]
noun, plural statehouses [steyt-hou-ziz] .
the building in which the legislature of a state sits; the capitol of a state.

Origin:
1585–95; state + house

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state house
 
n
(NZ) a house built by the government for renting

Statehouse (ˈsteɪtˌhaʊs)
 
n
1.  (in the US) the building which houses a state legislature; State capitol
2.  a building in which public affairs or state ceremonies are conducted

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