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English definition of “city hall”

city hall

noun [C]    /ˈsɪt̬·i ˈhɔl/
a building that is used by the government of a city, and that usually contains the city offices : Protesters hurled eggs during a ceremony in front of city hall. City hall is also the government of a city: If city hall hadn't stopped him, he would have erected the statue in his front yard .
(Definition of city hall noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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