Meetinghouse
Meetinghouse Meet"ing*house`, n. A house used as a place of worship; a church; -- in England, applied only to a house so used by Dissenters. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • meetinghouse — [mēt′iŋhous΄] n. a building used for public meetings, esp. for worship, as by Friends, or Quakers * * * meet·ing·house (mēʹtĭng hous ) n. A building used for public meetings and especially for Protestant or Quaker religious services. * * * …   Universalium

  • meetinghouse — [mēt′iŋhous΄] n. a building used for public meetings, esp. for worship, as by Friends, or Quakers …   English World dictionary

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  • Meetinghouse — Mee|ting|house [...haus] das; , s [...siz] <aus gleichbed. engl. meetinghouse> Versammlungs , Bethaus (der Quäker) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • meetinghouse — noun Date: 1632 a building used for public assembly and especially for Protestant worship …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • meetinghouse — noun a) A building where people meet for a purpose. b) The Quaker term for their buildings where their congregations assemble for worship …   Wiktionary

  • meetinghouse — Synonyms and related words: amphitheater, arena, assembly hall, auditorium, basilica, bethel, cathedral, cathedral church, chapel, church, church house, concert hall, conventicle, convention hall, dance hall, duomo, exhibition hall, gallery, hall …   Moby Thesaurus

  • meetinghouse — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. church, hall, auditorium; see church 1 , headquarters , room 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • meetinghouse — meet|ing|house [ mitıŋ,haus ] noun count a place where some Christian religious groups worship and pray, especially the Quakers …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • meetinghouse — mɪːtɪŋhaÊŠs n. place where people gather together; place of worship …   English contemporary dictionary

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