chapter house


Definition of chapter house

1 : a building, room, or suite of rooms where a chapter meets or transacts its business
2 : a meeting place or residence of a local chapter of a college fraternity or sorority

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History and Etymology for chapter house

Middle English chapitre hous, from chapitre chapter + hous house

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“Chapter house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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