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city chambers

n (functioning as singular)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Scotland) the municipal building of a city; town hall
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When the sun rose, it shone into handsome apartments filled with armed men; the furniture hastily heaped away in corners, and made of little or no account, in the terror of the time--on arms glittering in city chambers, among desks and stools, and dusty books--into little smoky churchyards in odd lanes and by- ways, with soldiers lying down among the tombs, or lounging under the shade of the one old tree, and their pile of muskets sparkling in the light--on solitary sentries pacing up and down in courtyards, silent now, but yesterday resounding with the din and hum of business--everywhere on guard-rooms, garrisons, and threatening preparations.
The Coatbridge youngsters are taking part in next month's musical extravaganza in aid of Sense Scotland, at Glasgow city chambers.
I have such an ingrained love for city chambers, especially in rural areas.
How on Earth did anyone at Glasgow's City Chambers think this would lead to anything but a furious backlash?
However, following Glasgow City Council's decision to fly the flag over its city chambers as a sign of solidarity with Gaza, Cassini wrote to Glasgow's Lord Provost, Sadie Docherty, canceling the planned event.
At George Square, Lord Provost Sadie Docherty took the salute outside City Chambers just before noon.
BARRISTERS at a city chambers are in training for a charity white collar boxing night at Villa Park in memory of a former colleague.
Issues like leash requirements can pack the city chambers with protestors.
Mrs McAleese will also be guest of honour at a dinner hosted by Enterprise Ireland at Glasgow City Chambers.