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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.
Contractor address : Chief Executives Department, City Chambers
For too long, Labour have taken the support of voters in our city for granted - and the SNP group are full of ambitious ideas to take Glasgow forward and be a real breath of fresh air in the City Chambers.
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.
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.
To see the red flag fly above Glasgow's City Chambers warmed the hearts of all socialists, despite the atrocious weather.
Jill Banks Barad, the chair of the Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils, whose other volunteer work includes the Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council, the Sherman Oaks and Studio City chambers of commerce, the Jewish Home for the Aging and the Valley Industry and Commerce Association.
To this end, both the Salt Lake City and Park City chambers of commerce are currently offering a series of monthly seminars that will run through January of 2001, designed to help local businesses negotiate the crowded and uncertain marketing paths of the 2002 Winter Olympics.
IN the basement of Edinburgh's City Chambers, in the oldest part of the town, there is a grey metal door which opens -- with a suitably melodramatic creak-on to the sixteenth century.
Hundreds of state and national corporations/businesses, state restaurant associations, government agencies, state utility companies, and city chambers of commerce have already partnered with the America's Schools National Recycling Program that was launched earlier this year by NASB and ASP.