statehouse

noun state·house \ ˈstāt-ˌhau̇s \
|Updated on: 11 Jun 2018

Definition of statehouse

: 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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First Known Use of statehouse

1778

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statehouse Synonyms

Synonyms

capitol;

Related Words

meetinghouse;

chamber, hall;

house, senate;


STATEHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

statehouse

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

noun state·house \ ˈstāt-ˌhau̇s \

Definition of statehouse for Students

: the building where the legislature of a state meets


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