noun Roman Catholic Church.
Origin of mother house
Examples from the Web for mother house
You see, Reverend Mother has given me a letter to the Superior in the mother-house, and other letters, too.The Guests Of Hercules|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
It has constantly thriven, and the mother-house at Tottenham is a center for various benevolent enterprises.
Almost contemporary with the mother-house arose the normal school for infant-school teachers.
Between 1846 and 1850 more than sixty deaconesses were at work at twenty-five different stations outside of the mother-house.
It contains the mother-house of the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother.