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[ah-yoon-tah-myen-taw] /ɑˌyun tɑˈmyɛn tɔ/
noun, plural ayuntamientos
[ah-yoon-tah-myen-taws] /ɑˌyun tɑˈmyɛn tɔs/ (Show IPA).
a municipal government.
a town hall or city hall. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The ground floor is now occupied as the ayuntamiento of Santiago.

    Cathedral Cities of Spain William Wiehe Collins
  • The ayuntamiento or town hall is not a very impressive edifice.

    Old Continental Towns Walter M. Gallichan
  • They turned to greet Sam Brannan, now a candidate for the ayuntamiento or town council.

    Port O' Gold Louis John Stellman
  • The ancient palace of the sovereigns of Aragon is now the ayuntamiento.

    The Pictureque Antiquities of Spain; Nathaniel Armstrong Wells
  • A little further on he separated from his companions, giving them rendezvous at ten o'clock at the house of the ayuntamiento.

  • The ayuntamiento; consisting of alcalde, or mayor, and the regidores, or aldermen.

    Maximina Armando Palacio Valds
  • On afternoons when the ayuntamiento was in session, the chief could never leave his patio.

    The Torrent Vicente Blasco Ibaez
  • The ayuntamiento which came into power with the Republic was Federal.

    Romantic Spain John Augustus O'Shea
  • The ayuntamiento unanimously applied to General Bercozabal, who generously accepted this difficult office.

    The Rebel Chief Gustave Aimard
  • It was created a villa with an ayuntamiento (city council) in 1743.

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