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chapel

chap·el

chapel

 
 
pronunciation:
chae pl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: 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.
definition 2: 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.
definition 3: a religious assembly, esp. at a school or military base.
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