statehouse

[ steyt-hous ]
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noun,plural state·hous·es [steyt-hou-ziz]. /ˈsteɪtˌhaʊ zɪz/.
  1. the building in which the legislature of a state sits; the capitol of a state.

Origin of statehouse

1
First recorded in 1585–95; state + house

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British Dictionary definitions for state house (1 of 2)

state house

noun
  1. NZ a house built by the government for renting

British Dictionary definitions for Statehouse (2 of 2)

Statehouse

/ (ˈsteɪtˌhaʊs) /


noun
  1. (in the US) the building which houses a state legislature; State capitol

  2. a building in which public affairs or state ceremonies are conducted

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