What does the word chapter mean?

Usage examples for chapter

  1. The purpose of this chapter, then, is to relate how I set about it, that other travellers coming after me may have the benefit of my experience. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  2. I have mentioned in the previous chapter the arrest of many of them. – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie
  3. The only dark chapter in the family history was referred to for the last time, to be forgotten by father and son. – The Life of Nancy by Sarah Orne Jewett