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guild·hall

 (gĭld′hôl′)
n.
1. The meeting hall of a guild.
2. A town hall.

guildhall

(ˈɡɪldˌhɔːl)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. the hall of a guild or corporation
b. a town hall
2. (Historical Terms) Also: gildhall the meeting place of a medieval guild

guild•hall

or gild•hall

(ˈgɪldˌhɔl)

n. (in Britain)
1. a hall built or used by a guild or corporation for its assemblies.
2. the town hall.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guildhall - the hall of a guild or corporationguildhall - the hall of a guild or corporation  
gildhall - the meeting place of a medieval guild
hall - a large building for meetings or entertainment
Translations

guildhall

[ˈgɪldˌhɔːl] N (= town hall) → ayuntamiento m

guildhall

[ˈgɪldhɔːl] n (British)hôtel m de ville

guildhall

n
(Hist) → Zunfthaus nt
(Brit) → Rathaus nt; the Guildhall das Rathaus der City of London

guildhall

[ˈgɪldˌhɔːl] n (Brit) (town hall) → (palazzo del) municipio
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