meetinghouse

noun meet·ing·house \ -ˌhau̇s \
|Updated on: 1 Jul 2018

Definition of meetinghouse

: a building used for public assembly and especially for Protestant worship

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MEETINGHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of meetinghouse for English Language Learners

  • : a building used for public gatherings and especially for Christian worship in the past


MEETINGHOUSE Defined for Kids

meetinghouse

noun meet·ing·house \ ˈmē-tiŋ-ˌhau̇s \

Definition of meetinghouse for Students

: a building used for public assembly and especially for Protestant worship


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