government building

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Noun1.government building - a building that houses a branch of governmentgovernment building - a building that houses a branch of government
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
capitol - a building occupied by a state legislature
chancellery - a government building housing the office of a chancellor
courthouse - a government building that houses the offices of a county government
customhouse, customshouse - a government building where customs are collected and where ships are cleared to enter or leave the country
diplomatic building - government building in which diplomats live or work
Statehouse - a government building in which a state legislature meets
town hall - a government building that houses administrative offices of a town government
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Of course, these openings which lead from contiguous pits to those beneath government buildings are always guarded, and so, while I easily came to the entrance to the pits beneath the palace which Zat Arras is occupying, I found there a Zodangan soldier on guard.
And yet, while the drive lasted no one was real, nothing was ordinary; the crowds, the Government buildings, the tide of men and women washing the base of the great glass windows, were all generalized, and affected her as if she saw them on the stage.
Acting governor of Osh oblast Sooronbai Jeenbekov is still on the square in front of the government building.
It is a chaotic scene, we do not know what to do and where to go," BBC quoted one official trapped in a government building as saying.
THE man who made a bomb which killed two members of an extremist Welsh nationalist group said it was meant for a Government building - and not a railway carrying Prince Charles to his investiture.
In Britain, for decades we have become used to seeing the shabby presence of blast curtains (6) behind any large area of glass in a government building.
Project Description : Implementation of a grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic system scheme for the government building in different states/union territory of India.
Two projectiles were fired at the government building in the center of Skopje on Tuesday night, police informed.
In Tuzla, the crowd stormed the local government building, throwing furniture, files and papers out of the windows and then setting the building on fire.
The government building of the Sarajevo district was also set on fire.
Middle-rank officials intentionally or involuntarily instigate protest actions in front of the government building,
Summary: DUBAI - The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, or Dewa, on Friday received a delegation of 13 women representing Pakistan's energy distribution sector at the new Dewa Sustainable Building in Al Quoz, the largest government building in the world with a platinum rating for green buildings from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

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