statehouse

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noun state·house \-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of statehouse

  1. :  the building in which a state legislature sits

Examples of statehouse in a Sentence

  1. a field trip to the statehouse to see the legislature in session

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1778

First Known Use of statehouse

1778


STATEHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

statehouse

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noun

Definition of statehouse for English Language Learners

  • : the building in which the legislature of a U.S. state meets and works


STATEHOUSE Defined for Kids

statehouse

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noun state·house \ˈstāt-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of statehouse for Students

  1. :  the building where the legislature of a state meets



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