Definition of state house in English:

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state house

Pronunciation: /ˈstāt ˌhous/
(also statehouse)


The building where a state legislature meets.
Example sentences
  • They fear a genuinely popular movement against the policies of the extreme right far more than a Republican takeover of the state house.
  • Not that mercy was a defining characteristic of Bush's six years in the Texas state house, when he put more prisoners to death than any other governor in modern US history.
  • Everyone going into a state house, he asserted, ‘should understand that it is not a lifetime entitlement.’

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Syllabification: state house

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