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guildhall

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈɡɪld.hɔːl/ us    /-hɑːl/
(in the UK) a building in the centre of a town in which members of a guild met in the past, now often used as a place for meetings or performances or as local government offices
Translations of “guildhall”
in Chinese (Traditional) (舊時英國城市中心的)行會會館, 市政廳…
in Chinese (Simplified) (旧时英国城市中心的)行会会馆, 市政厅…
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