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a house or building for religious worship.
a house of worship for Quakers.
the place in which certain religious groups, esp Quakers, hold their meetings for worship
(NZ) Also called wharepuni. a large Māori tribal hall

also meetinghouse, 1630s, from meeting (n.) + house (n.).


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