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community center

a building or other place in which members of a community may gather for social, educational, or cultural activities.
Origin of community center
1910-15, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Everyone sat in low-backed folding chairs, the kind you might find packed in a community center closet in between bingo nights.
  • They also hangout at senior community center playing pool.
  • In general, the building is used as a community center to avoid the heat.
  • Each tower was also a community center-the site of festivals and special meetings-and villagers today continue to use it that way.
  • In fact, the building was going to house a community center with a basketball court and a culinary school.
  • From the perspective of a park or community center manager, trees mean extra work and money, he says.
  • Developers say that one day the rubble will give way to a beautiful swimming pool and a two-story community center.
  • Local artists read stories to schoolchildren in the community center.

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