guildhall

or gild·hall

[ gild-hawl ]
/ ˈgɪldˌhɔl /
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noun

(in Britain) the hall built or used by a guild or corporation for its assemblies; town hall.

Origin of guildhall

before 1000; Middle English; Old English gegyld healle; see guild, hall
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guildhall

/ (ˈɡɪldˌhɔːl) /

noun

British
  1. the hall of a guild or corporation
  2. a town hall
Also: gildhall the meeting place of a medieval guild
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