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Definition of "meetinghouse" [meet•ing•house]

  • A building used for public meetings and especially for Protestant or Quaker religious services. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "meetinghouse" in a sentence
  • "That seems high, except I biked to work nearly every day, 7. 2km, and the Quaker meetinghouse is 9km, and I biked to various evening events once or twice a month too.]"
  • "I don't disparage the fare, mother, that thee gives us at the meetinghouse, that is, when thee does give us any, but"
  • "The meetinghouse is a neat plain building, in perfect repair, still used by the Friends at Ulverstone and the neighbourhood for religious worship."