(in Britain) the hall built or used by a guild or corporation for its assemblies; town hall.
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How to use guildhall in a sentence
The Queen walked from Windsor Castle to the guildhall with the Duke of Edinburgh.
The story of her cruel death amid the flames at Smithfield belongs rather to that bloody spot than to the guildhall.Milton's England | Lucia Ames Mead
Aldermanbury derives its name from the ancient court or bery of the aldermen, which is now held at the guildhall.Milton's England | Lucia Ames Mead
He is described during the examination at the guildhall as having been perfectly placid, and as having smiled occasionally.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events | S. Baring-Gould
The lassie's elfin face looked out from a low, rear window of the Candlemakers' guildhall at the top of the Row.Greyfriars Bobby | Eleanor Atkinson
"Let's part friends," he repeated, and paused, remembering that you cannot go away and leave a lady planted in the guildhall.The Incredible Honeymoon | E. Nesbit
British Dictionary definitions for guildhall
the hall of a guild or corporation
a town hall
Also: gildhall the meeting place of a medieval guild
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