government building

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Noun1.government building - a building that houses a branch of governmentgovernment building - a building that houses a branch of government
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
capitol - a building occupied by a state legislature
chancellery - a government building housing the office of a chancellor
courthouse - a government building that houses the offices of a county government
customhouse, customshouse - a government building where customs are collected and where ships are cleared to enter or leave the country
diplomatic building - government building in which diplomats live or work
Statehouse - a government building in which a state legislature meets
town hall - a government building that houses administrative offices of a town government
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"Of course, these openings which lead from contiguous pits to those beneath government buildings are always guarded, and so, while I easily came to the entrance to the pits beneath the palace which Zat Arras is occupying, I found there a Zodangan soldier on guard.
And yet, while the drive lasted no one was real, nothing was ordinary; the crowds, the Government buildings, the tide of men and women washing the base of the great glass windows, were all generalized, and affected her as if she saw them on the stage.
The DC instructed all officials to decorate all government building and vehicles with national flags.
Kabul : The Taliban is engaged in a firefight with Afghan security forces after it attacked a government building in the capital city of Kabul.
BASRA / NINA /- Dozens of citizens gathered at the (Bahriah) naval yard near the local government building in Basra in Al-Maqal area amid tight security.
At least 12 people were killed and several injured on Friday in a mass shooting at a government building in the US state of Virginia, BBC reports.
Outside the government building, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev gave his Greek counterpart, Alexis Tsipras, an official welcome.
Chestnut 100 LLC, based in Dallas, acquired the government building from the Dauphin County General Authority.
Witnesses told dpa that black smoke covered the area around the provincial government building on Thursday as hundreds of protesters gathered outside despite a heavy security presence.
Protesters gathered near security forces guarding the local government building in Basra.
Government building in Kurdistan's capital city of Irbil IRBIL, July 23 (KUNA) -- Kurdish security forces have killed three gunmen who had barged into a government building in the Iraqi semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan's capital city of Irbil early on Monday, its governor said.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited Korea's former provisional government building during the 1910-45 Japanese occupation of the country, in Chongqing, Saturday, the last day of his state visit to China.

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