meeting house

or meet·ing·house


noun

a house or building for religious worship.
a house of worship for Quakers.

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Origin of meeting house

First recorded in 1625–35
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British Dictionary definitions for meeting-house

meeting house

noun

the place in which certain religious groups, esp Quakers, hold their meetings for worship
Also called: wharepuni NZ a large Māori tribal hall
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