Definition of “city hall” - English Dictionary

“city hall” in American English

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city hallnoun [ C ]

us /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” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)