community center


noun

a building or other place in which members of a community may gather for social, educational, or cultural activities.

Nearby words

  1. community,
  2. community antenna television,
  3. community association,
  4. community card,
  5. community care,
  6. community centre,
  7. community charge,
  8. community chest,
  9. community chests and councils of america,
  10. community church

Origin of community center

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15

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Examples from the Web for community center

  • This fact appears clearly with reference to work carried on by the rural church by means of a community-center or parish house.

    Rural Problems of Today|Ernest R. Groves