Definition of town hall in English:

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town hall

Pronunciation: /ˈˌtoun ˈhôl/


1A building used for the administration of local government.
Example sentences
  • He said people had the right to know how much administration restructuring at the town hall cost.
  • In its time this tiny jewel of a palace has served as a governor's residence, a town hall, a mint and a prison.
  • It will be set up at the top of the town hall to receive signals from the mobile cameras wherever they are in Colchester.
1.1 (also town hall meeting) North American An event at which a politician or public official answers questions from members of the public: during Tuesday’s town hall, some residents wondered why state or federal funds couldn’t be used to shore up the hospital’s finances supporters turned out in large numbers to hear the presidential candidate speak during a town hall meeting in Pensacola

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