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a hall or building belonging to a town, used for the transaction of the town's business and often also as a place of public assembly.
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Origin of town hall
First recorded in 1475–85
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How to use town hall in a sentence
At least that is what he told a second-grader at a townhall last February.Turns Out Chris Christie Hated Traffic on the George Washington Bridge, Too|David Freedlander|January 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I wouldn't be surprised if you grew up to be a mind reader, like that feller in the show we went to at the townhall a spell ago.
The two friends had reached the crest of the long slope leading up from the townhall.
And he went thus as far as the Townhall, so as to assemble there the burgomasters and the sheriffs.The Legend of Ulenspiegel, Vol. II (of 2)|Charles de Coster
Middelburg is a good town; it has a very beautiful Townhall with a fine tower.Albert Durer|T. Sturge Moore
They disarmed isolated sentinels and National Guardsmen in the streets on their way to the Townhall.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
British Dictionary definitions for town hall
the chief building in which municipal business is transacted, often with a hall for public meetings
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