town hall


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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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The Grève had then that sinister aspect which it preserves to-day from the execrable ideas which it awakens, and from the sombre town hall of Dominique Bocador, which has replaced the Pillared House.
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.
Wyvil is to decorate the town hall in the place that he represents; and our dear kind-hearted Cecilia has induced a fascinated mayor and corporation to confide the work to my hands.
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.
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.
Oxford town hall is a stunning grade ii* victorian building in the heart of oxford.
GATESHEAD'S Old Town Hall could soon be turned into a major visitor attraction after an agreement was reached with developers.
GATESHEAD'S historic Old Town Hall could soon be turned into a major visitor attraction after an agreement was reached with developers from the North East.
VISITORS queued around Albert Square to get one last glimpse inside Manchester town hall ahead of its six-year closure.
The loveable Tynesider now has four sell-out tours under his belt, including some barnstorming nights headlining at the town hall.