chapel noun definition in Religious buildings topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Religious buildings topic
1 [countable] a small building or room used for Christian worship in a school, prison, large private house, etc. a college chapel2 [countable] a separate part of a church or cathedral, with its own altar, used for some services and private prayer a Lady chapel (= a chapel dedicated to Mary, the mother of Jesus)3 [countable, uncountable] the word for a church used in some Christian denominations, for example by Nonconformists in Britain a Methodist chapel a Mormon chapel She always went to chapel on Sundays. 4 [countable] a small building or room used for funeral services, especially at a cemetery or crematorium