Definition of city hall in English:

city hall

Syllabification: cit·y hall
(often City Hall)


  • 1The administration building of a municipal government.
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    • 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
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    • 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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