Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A public hall or building, belonging to a town, where the public offices are established, the town council meets, the people assemble in town meeting, etc.

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  • noun Alternative form of town hall.

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  • noun a government building that houses administrative offices of a town government

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Examples

  • Instead of denouncing the ignorance and studipity in townhall meetings, the media is encouraging them.

    Obama on health care reform debate: 'TV loves a ruckus'

  • The President should have stopped his speach and explained how outburst like the one Rep. Johnson did and the outbursts that take place in townhall meetings are counter productive to any discussion or debate.

    Obama accepts apology

  • The President should have stopped his speach and explained how outburst like the one Rep. Johnson did and the outbursts that take place in townhall meetings are counter productive to any discussion or debate.

    Obama accepts apology

  • You just need to trash President Obama and/or be loud in townhall meeting to get the attention of the media and become a Media Star.

    Obama on health care reform debate: 'TV loves a ruckus'

  • People ARE coming out for the public option in townhall meetings.

    Live Blog from the Anchor Desk 09/29/09

  • I'M GETTING SICK AND TIRED of the right wing nut jobs and their childish behavior, their ranting & raving and threats to congressman in townhall meetings ... and their scare tactics with the whole "just you wait til 2010" crap ... give me a break! the way these racists ignorant idiots are acting, there's no way we're going to allow them to continue holding seats in office!!!

    Republicans react to jobless report

  • Two of those disruptive neo-nincompoops got busted by me after the Cardin townhall - they will not be disruptive again.

    Health care town halls will press on, could get heated

  • The President should have stopped his speach and explained how outburst like the one Rep. Johnson did and the outbursts that take place in townhall meetings are counter productive to any discussion or debate.

    Obama accepts apology

  • But the mob-like tactics they've resorted to in townhall meetings smell of desperation.

    First on the Ticker: RNC Web video targets 'White House in denial'

  • "We'll get a lot of people hooked on Pakistani mangos," Clinton told a "townhall" - style meeting in Islamabad, where she was on an official visit.

    Michelle Malkin

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