Chapel - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈtʃæpl|  American pronunciation of the word chapel
Brit.  |ˈtʃap(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word chapel


- a place of worship that has its own altar
- a service conducted in a place of worship that has its own altar

he was late for chapel


a wedding chapel in Las Vegas

Church services will be held in the chapel this week.

Bethan goes to chapel every Sunday.

We spent hours decking the chapel with flowers before the wedding.

...the Franciscans left the chapel and went to the friary for rest...

...their nuptials will take place at the university chapel...

...the chapel's posterior location in the church serves to make it a quiet retreat...

The little chapel faces eastwards.

It is exactly what the parson at chapel says.

The vestiges of different buildings, and the walls of a small chapel, still remain.

The private chapel was added on to the church much later.

The riverside path leads visitors to a small chapel.

There was the muffled sound of organ practice coming from the chapel.

The gloom in the chapel oppressed her.

The service was held in the chapel.

Word forms

singular: chapel
plural: chapels
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