noun (often initial capital letters)
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Origin of city hall
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How to use city hall in a sentence
Throughout the 20th century, many city halls abused their borrowing power, taking on debt they could never hope to repay for projects that were never even built.America's Cities Are in Crisis. They Should be Allowed to Raise Debt to Save Themselves|Zachary Karabell|February 11, 2021|Time
Zane, the younger one, started doing his own regular, Greta Thunberg-style climate strikes in front of city hall.The Climate Crisis Is Worse Than You Can Imagine. Here’s What Happens If You Try.|by Elizabeth Weil|January 25, 2021|ProPublica
On Saturday, a dozen off-duty ski patrollers from Stevens Pass ski resort stood outside city hall in downtown Leavenworth, Washington, the Bavarian-themed tourist town 40 minutes from the mountain.Why Ski Patrollers Are Picketing at Two Vail Resorts|Scott Yorko|January 20, 2021|Outside Online
Some 30 players gathered outside city hall Friday evening to appeal for the chance to play.After one player’s assault of a referee, a Texas high school team wonders why it was sidelined|Glynn A. Hill|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
Meanwhile, government buildings and city halls remain closed or limited in their ability to address the growing needs of citizens applying for unemployment, signing up for social services, or simply renewing a driver’s license.How digitalization could help American states and cities bounce back from the COVID recession|matthewheimer|October 7, 2020|Fortune
Throughout the fifties, in city after city, fluoridation became the subject of fierce debate.
To put it rather uncharitably, the USPHS practiced a major dental experiment on a city full of unconsenting subjects.
Today, the city is an Asian hipster outpost, with shopping malls, clothing boutiques, and mixologist-prepared cocktails.
“I love my job and I love my city and I am committed to the work here,” he said in a statement.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Saved from the public gallows, Weeks was virtually exiled from the city, and wound up in Mississippi, where he raised a family.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
When she arrived she made a regular entry into the city in a coach all gold and glass, drawn by eight superb plumed horses.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
In the entrance hall of the Savoy, where large and lonely porters were dozing, he learnt that she was at home.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
You see, I am the city undertaker, and the people are dying here so fast, that I can hardly supply the demand for coffins.
Cheap as they are, they are a poorer speculation than even corner lots in a lithographic city of Nebraska or Oregon.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
British Dictionary definitions for city hall
- municipal government
- the officials of a municipality collectively