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Definition of Chapel


  1. A subordinate place of worship
  2. a small church, often a private foundation, as for a memorial
  3. a small building attached to a church
  4. a room or recess in a church, containing an altar.
  5. A place of worship not connected with a church; as, the chapel of a palace, hospital, or prison.
  6. In England, a place of worship used by dissenters from the Established Church; a meetinghouse.
  7. A choir of singers, or an orchestra, attached to the court of a prince or nobleman.
  8. A printing office, said to be so called because printing was first carried on in England in a chapel near Westminster Abbey.
  9. An association of workmen in a printing office.
  10. To deposit or inter in a chapel; to enshrine.
  11. To cause (a ship taken aback in a light breeze) so to turn or make a circuit as to recover, without bracing the yards, the same tack on which she had been sailing.
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Chapel Translations

chapel in Dutch is muziekkapel, kapel
chapel in French is chapelle
chapel in German is Kapelle
chapel in Italian is cappella
chapel in Spanish is capilla
chapel in Swedish is kapell