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also state house  (stāt′hous′)
A building in which a state legislature holds sessions; a state capitol.
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1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US) the building which houses a state legislature; State capitol
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a building in which public affairs or state ceremonies are conducted
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n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
the building in which the legislature of a state sits; the capitol of a state.
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Noun1.Statehouse - a government building in which a state legislature meets
government building - a building that houses a branch of government
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[ˈsteɪthaʊs] nsiège m de l'État
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