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One entry found for chapel.
Main Entry: chap·el
Pronunciation: primarystresschap-schwal
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English chapel "chapel," from early French chapele (same meaning), from Latin cappella "chapel," literally, "little cloak," from cappa "cloak, head covering"; so called from the structure built to house a revered cloak of Saint Martin of Tours --related to 2CAPE, CHAPERONE
1 : a building or place for prayer or special religious services
2 : a religious service or assembly at a school or college

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