town hall

town hall (plural town halls)

  1. A building that houses the local government offices of a town.
  2. (by extension) The town council
  3. A meeting to which employees in general are allowed to attend.
    The President plans to speak to a town hall of employees at the Department's headquarters on Monday.
  • city hall (larger or specially-incorporated towns); common hall, common house (obsolete); burgh chambers (term used in Scotland)

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