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community center

a building or other place in which members of a community may gather for social, educational, or cultural activities.
Origin of community center
An Americanism dating back to 1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In the attractive grounds are various athletic facilities and a building that serves as a community center.

    North Dakota Various
  • In every sense, the John Swaney School is a community center.

    The New Education Scott Nearing
  • A building is desperately needed for church and community center, nor can the members provide it themselves.

  • For the church to become a community center means that it represents in itself the united life of the people.

  • As the community center is the nucleus of the community life, let us first consider the village plan.

    The Farmer and His Community Dwight Sanderson

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