meeting house


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meeting house

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meetinghouse

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1. (Protestantism) the place in which certain religious groups, esp Quakers, hold their meetings for worship
2. (Anthropology & Ethnology) Also called: wharepuni NZ a large Māori tribal hall

meet•ing•house

(ˈmi tɪŋˌhaʊs)
n.
a building for religious worship.
[1625–35]
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Noun1.meeting house - columbine of eastern North America having long-spurred red flowersmeeting house - columbine of eastern North America having long-spurred red flowers
genus Aquilegia - columbine
aquilege, aquilegia, columbine - a plant of the genus Aquilegia having irregular showy spurred flowers; north temperate regions especially mountains
References in classic literature ?
Our farm is away off from everywheres, but our school and meeting house is at Temperance, and that's only two miles.
Julie says of her project at the Meeting House, opened by Quakers in 1760: "It is an amazing place in a remote spot, and has its original interior, with pews, partitions and fireplace.
The Meeting of the Body of the People -- TICKETED EVENT (Ticket includes access to a reserved viewing area along the waterfront for the destruction of the tea) Old South Meeting House - 310 Washington Street at Milk Street, Boston, MA Ticket holders join a spirited and theatrical colonial debate at Old South Meeting House to protest the tax on tea and demand liberty from the British crown, just as unprecedented numbers of colonists did in this very building more than 240 years ago.
Admission to the show in the Church Street meeting house is free but a collection will be taken.
The Ship and Dockside Gallery is a perfect reception venue while Mountjoy Meeting House offers a wonderful option for a wedding ceremony.
The dedication will be followed by tea and cakes at the Meeting House.
Following the ceremony, the bride's parents hosted a three-course dinner at the Village Green next to the Meeting House in Carillon Beach, Florida.
Those taking part are invited to meet at the Quaker Meeting House at 2pm.
30pm, in The Priory Rooms, at the Quaker Meeting House, Bull Street.
The Meeting House is an evangelistic church-plant of the Brethren In Christ and we continue to be very grateful to have their support, blessing and accountability.
North Branch Construction Inc of Henniker recently raised the historically significant Center Meeting House in Newbury to replace the building's foundation.
I picked up this book in London at the Friend's Meeting House Bookstore because I couldn't NOT pick up a book with this title.