town hall
noun Date: 15th century a public building used for town-government offices and meetings

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • town hall — town halls also Town Hall 1) N COUNT In Britain, a town hall in a town is a large building owned and used by the town council, often as its main office. You can also use town hall to refer to the town council that uses this building. 2) N COUNT… …   English dictionary

  • town hall — noun count a building that has all the offices of a town s local government a. the government officials and other people who work at a town hall …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • town hall — n a public building used for a town s local government …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • town hall — town′ hall′ n. gov a building used for the transaction of a town s business and often as a place of public assembly • Etymology: 1475–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • town hall — n. a building in a town, containing the offices of public officials, the council chamber, etc …   English World dictionary

  • town hall — ► NOUN ▪ a building used for the administration of local government …   English terms dictionary

  • Town Hall — Ein Town Hall Meeting in West Hartford Eine Town Hall bezeichnet eine Veranstaltung oder Präsentation, vergleichbar einer Betriebsversammlung. Vornehmlich wird dieser Begriff in IT (Informationstechnik) Unternehmen verwendet. Der Begriff Town… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • town hall — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms town hall : singular town hall plural town halls a) a building that has all the offices of a town s local government b) the government officials and other people who work at a town hall …   English dictionary

  • Town Hall — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Town Hall peut faire référence : The Town Hall, la salle de spectacle new yorkaise Town Hall, l album de musique de jazz Les hôtels de ville aux… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • town hall — noun Town hall is used before these nouns: ↑meeting …   Collocations dictionary

  • Town Hall — see town hall …   English dictionary

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