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chapel of ease

noun, Roman Catholic Church.
a chapel in a remote part of a large parish, in which Mass is celebrated.
Origin of chapel of ease
First recorded in 1530-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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British Dictionary definitions for chapel of ease

chapel of ease

a church built to accommodate those living at a distance from the parish church
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