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  • Their impressive initiative “Naam Lil Hiwar” or Yes for Dialogue brings young people together in town hall-like settings to discuss issues that matter to them in Lebanon.

    Global Voices in English » Lebanon: Activists Experiment with Social Media

  • "He's done more for unemployment," she tells a group of people in a town hall-like setting, noting that the unemployment rate in the state is now over 14 percent; "He's done more for the foreclosure rate," she says, adding that that the state has the highest foreclosure rate in the nation.

    Sharron Angle takes on Harry Reid's effectiveness in new ad

  • They were in a hall-like room of vast proportions, and the ceiling, far above their heads, was lost in shadow, though she could just make out that it was painted with what appeared to be a riot of allegorical figures.

    The Dressmaker

  • Galleries, in Renaissance châteaux, were long, hall-like structures attached to the monarch's private suite.

    The Royal Habitrail®

  • Inside the doors, a series of polished brass lamps set in wall sconces illuminated the hall-like foyer, and the white plaster walls had been recently painted.

    Ordermaster

  • The rooms, with a door into this hall-like stable and storehouse in one, were decent; and there was a compactness in the appearance of the whole family lying thus snugly together under the same roof that carried my fancy back to the primitive times, which probably never existed with such a golden lustre as the animated imagination lends when only able to seize the prominent features.

    Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark

  • But now only the long hall-like structure rose against the sky, and its walls leaned drunkenly among the crawling vines.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • They should not be planted too far from each other, so that the crowns form a wide hall-like space, creating a comfortable microclimate.

    3. Design rules

  • At some point they bought the house next door and annexed it by building a long hall-like structure across the yard.

    White Butterfly

  • I fled back down the hall-like way toward the information desk, stopping suddenly, with a jangle of bells, near the end of the hall-like way.

    Dancer Of Gor

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