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city hall Syllabification: cit·y hall
Pronunciation: /ˈsidē hôl/
(often City Hall)

Definition of city hall in English:


1The administration building of a municipal government.
Example sentences
  • Philadelphia's new city hall was the tallest building in the world.
  • City administrators convened again at city hall on May 15 to discuss funding approval to continue operation of the plant.
  • After receiving the petition, city administrators met at city hall and decided to call for a further clarification of the laws.
1.1 [treated as singular] North American Municipal offices or officers collectively: they cultivated close ties with City Hall
More example sentences
  • Nevertheless city hall threatened the dog dealers with jail time and seizure of vehicles.
  • Once city hall realizes they can buy you off with a bocce court, you're in trouble.
  • Doubtless city hall will ask Washington to replace lost tax revenues, but the Feds should adamantly refuse.
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