Definition of settlement house in English:
An institution in an inner-city area, typically sponsored by a church or college, providing educational, recreational, and other social services to the community.
- I taught at a community center behind the Art Gallery of Ontario where there's a settlement house.
- In 1926 she became a social worker and resident in Denison House, a Boston settlement house.
- Among them were the Women's Educational and Industrial Union and Denison House, a settlement house.
Definition of settlement house in:
- US English dictionary
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