statehouse
noun Date: 1638 the building in which a state legislature sits

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Statehouse — State house (st[=a]t hous ), n. The building in which a State legislature holds its sessions; a State capitol. [U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • statehouse — ☆ statehouse [stāt′hous΄] n. [often S ] in the U.S., the building in which a state legislature meets …   English World dictionary

  • Statehouse — State House or statehouse may refer to: *The capitol building of a U.S. state; see list of state capitols in the United States **In this sense, Statehouse is sometimes used as a metonym for the state governor [… …   Wikipedia

  • Statehouse — noun a government building in which a state legislature meets • Hypernyms: ↑government building * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a building in which governmental affairs (as of a state legislature) are conducted; specifically : a state capitol heated… …   Useful english dictionary

  • statehouse — UK [ˈsteɪtˌhaʊs] / US noun [countable] Word forms statehouse : singular statehouse plural statehouses in the US, a building in the capital of a state where the politicians of the state work and make laws …   English dictionary

  • statehouse — [[t]ste͟ɪthaʊs[/t]] statehouses N COUNT In the United States, a statehouse is where the governor of a state has his or her offices, and where the state legislature meets …   English dictionary

  • statehouse — /stayt hows /, n., pl. statehouses / how ziz/. the building in which the legislature of a state sits; the capitol of a state. [1585 95; STATE + HOUSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • statehouse — noun The building where a legislature meets to do matters of state …   Wiktionary

  • Statehouse — State|house [ˈsteıthaus] n [C usually singular] the building where people who make laws in a US state do their work …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • statehouse — state|house [ steıt,haus ] noun count in the U.S., a building in the capital of a state where the politicians of the state work and make laws …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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