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town hall

n.
A building that contains the offices of the public officials of a town and that houses the town council and courts.

town hall

or

townhall

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the chief building in which municipal business is transacted, often with a hall for public meetings

town′ hall′


n.
a building used for the transaction of a town's business and often as a place of public assembly.
[1475–85]

town hall

1. city hall
2. Municipal buildings for the council and local administration.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.town hall - a government building that houses administrative offices of a town governmenttown hall - a government building that houses administrative offices of a town government
government building - a building that houses a branch of government
Translations
دارُ البَلَدِيَّةدار البَلَدِيَّه
radnice
rådhus
RathausGemeindeamt
kaupungintalo
gradska vijećnica
ráîhús
タウンホール
시청
mestna hiša
stadshus
ศาลากลางจังหวัด
belediye binasıbelediye sarayı
tòa thị chính

town hall

nmunicipio

town

(taun) noun
1. a group of houses, shops, schools etc, that is bigger than a village but smaller than a city. I'm going into town to buy a dress; He's in town doing some shopping.
2. the people who live in such a group of houses etc. The whole town turned out to greet the heroes.
3. towns in general as opposed to the countryside. Do you live in the country or the town?
town centre
the main shopping and business area of a town. You can get a bus from the town centre.
town hall
the building in which the official business of a town is done.
ˈtownsfolk, ˈtownspeople noun plural
the people living in a town.
go to town
to do something very thoroughly or with great enthusiasm or expense. He really went to town on (preparing) the meal.

town hall

دارُ البَلَدِيَّة radnice rådhus Rathaus δημαρχείο alcaldía, ayuntamiento kaupungintalo mairie gradska vijećnica municipio タウンホール 시청 stadhuis rådhus ratusz câmara municipal, prefeitura ратуша stadshus ศาลากลางจังหวัด belediye binası tòa thị chính 市政厅
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Better mix it up, I reckon--have suthin' half statoo, half fountain," interposed the elder Mattingly, better known as "Maryland Joe," "and set it up afore the Town Hall and Free Library I'm kalklatin' to give.
Adam saw here an opening into a broadening path of prosperous work such as he had thought of with ambitious longing ever since he was a lad: he might come to build a bridge, or a town hall, or a factory, for he had always said to himself that Jonathan Burge's building buisness was like an acorn, which might be the mother of a great tree.
The Justices were sitting in the Town Hall near at hand, and we at once went over to have me bound apprentice to Joe in the Magisterial presence.
Seth Richmond went slowly along Main Street, past Wacker's Cigar Store and the Town Hall, and into Buckeye Street.
Veneering for ever' stuck upon it, as if it were a wall; and they gloriously proceed, amidst the grins of the populace, to a feeble little town hall on crutches, with some onions and bootlaces under it, which the legal gentleman says are a Market; and from the front window of that edifice Veneering speaks to the listening earth.
He was exhibited for three weeks afterwards in the Town Hall, under a glass case.
He led the horses below the main road into the lower Simla bazar - the crowded rabbit-warren that climbs up from the valley to the Town Hall at an angle of forty-five.
The plays were given sometimes in the halls of nobles and gentlemen, either when banquets were in progress or on other festival occasions; sometimes before less select audiences in the town halls or on village greens.
A BOOK of condolence is to be opened at Liverpool Town Hall at 10am today for people to add messages of sympathy following the Paris terror attacks.
Just a handful of tickets remain for both shows with the gigs marking a hugely welcome town hall return for both comics after they wowed packed crowds on their previous visits four years ago.
Our shabby town hall I WOULD like to reply to the letter, Town Hall Woes (October 27).
Tenders are invited for Boiler Replacement, Town Hall & Library South Windsor, CT