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||a place of worship, usu. a small building or a room in a larger building, for a small number of worshipers or for private use.
The hospital has its own chapel for private services.
||a place of public worship dedicated to special or supplemental services, separate from the main sanctuary of a parish.
Weddings are often held in the side chapel.
||a religious assembly, esp. at a school or military base.