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- n. The town hall in an ancient Greek city.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A public building in certain Greek cities; especially, a public hall in Athens regarded as the home of the community, in which official hospitality was extended to distinguished citizens and strangers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A public hall in ancient Greek states and cities, housing and typifying the common ritual or official hearth of the community.
Ancient Greek πρυτανεῖον (prytaneion, "town hall") (Wiktionary)