Meaning of Charterhouse
Pronunciation: (chär'tur-hous"), [key]
— pl. -hous•es
- a Carthusian monastery.
- the hospital and charitable institution founded in London, in 1611, on the site of a Carthusian monastery.
- the public school into which this hospital was converted.
- the modern heir of this school, now located in Surrey.
- charterhouse (Thesaurus)