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chapterhouse

(ˈtʃæptəˌhaʊs)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the building attached to a cathedral, collegiate church, or religious house in which the chapter meets
2. (Education) US the meeting place of a college fraternity or sorority
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Noun1.chapterhouse - a building attached to a monastery or cathedral; used as a meeting place for the chapter
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
2.chapterhouse - a house used as a residence by a chapter of a fraternitychapterhouse - a house used as a residence by a chapter of a fraternity
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
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Translations

chapterhouse

n (Eccl) → Kapitel (→ saal m) nt
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