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guildhall

[gild-hawl] /ˈgɪldˌhɔl/
noun
1.
(in Britain) the hall built or used by a guild or corporation for its assemblies; town hall.
Also, gildhall.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English; Old English gegyld healle; see guild, hall
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guildhall

/ˈɡɪldˌhɔːl/
noun
1.
(Brit)
  1. the hall of a guild or corporation
  2. a town hall
2.
Also gildhall. the meeting place of a medieval guild
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