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Line breaks: chap|el¦ry
Pronunciation: /ˈtʃap(ə)lri/

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Definition of chapelry in English:

noun (plural chapelries)

A district served by an Anglican chapel.


Middle English: from Old French chapelerie, medieval Latin cappellaria, from cappella, originally 'little cloak' (see chapel).

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