Casa de la vila

English translation: town hall

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Catalan term or phrase:Casa de la vila
English translation:town hall
Entered by: Ross Andrew Parker

08:53 May 17, 2009
Catalan to English translations [PRO]
Architecture / Public buildings
Catalan term or phrase: Casa de la vila
I know what one is. I've probably been in half a dozen of them, but I've never thought of what they might be called in English. The text states:

Les primeres notícies de la Casa de la Vila en aquest lloc daten del s. XVII.
John Cutler
Spain
Local time: 04:03
town hall
Explanation:
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q="Casa de la Vila" "town...

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Diccionari anglès-català‎
by Salvador Oliva, Angela Buxton - Foreign Language Study - 1985 - 1107 pages
Page 857
... ésser I it <vs beside the town hall es al costat de la casa de la vila I to
buy a house as it ~s comprar una casa tal quai I to let something ~ in the ...
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Note added at 47 mins (2009-05-17 09:41:42 GMT)
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beside the town hall es al costat de la casa de la vila

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Definition from http://ec.grec.net/lexicx.jsp?GECART=0027354

3 casa del comú (o consistorial, o de la ciutat, o de la vila, o del consell, o de l'ajuntament) Edifici on es reuneix el consell municipal.

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http://ca.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casa_de_la_vila

L'ajuntament, paeria, batllia o batlia és l'organització de govern i administrativa d'un municipi. Sovint es denomina també l'edifici que és la seu d'aquest govern com a casa de la vila.

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http://ca.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casa_de_la_vila

L'ajuntament, paeria, batllia o batlia és l'organització de govern i administrativa d'un municipi. Sovint es denomina també l'edifici que és la seu d'aquest govern com a casa de la vila.
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Ross Andrew Parker
Local time: 04:03
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Thanks Ross!
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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
town hall


Explanation:
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q="Casa de la Vila" "town...

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Note added at 6 mins (2009-05-17 09:00:04 GMT)
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Diccionari anglès-català‎
by Salvador Oliva, Angela Buxton - Foreign Language Study - 1985 - 1107 pages
Page 857
... ésser I it <vs beside the town hall es al costat de la casa de la vila I to
buy a house as it ~s comprar una casa tal quai I to let something ~ in the ...
No preview available - About this book - Add to my library - More editions

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Note added at 47 mins (2009-05-17 09:41:42 GMT)
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beside the town hall es al costat de la casa de la vila

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Note added at 20 hrs (2009-05-18 05:20:55 GMT)
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Definition from http://ec.grec.net/lexicx.jsp?GECART=0027354

3 casa del comú (o consistorial, o de la ciutat, o de la vila, o del consell, o de l'ajuntament) Edifici on es reuneix el consell municipal.

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Note added at 20 hrs (2009-05-18 05:22:29 GMT)
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http://ca.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casa_de_la_vila

L'ajuntament, paeria, batllia o batlia és l'organització de govern i administrativa d'un municipi. Sovint es denomina també l'edifici que és la seu d'aquest govern com a casa de la vila.

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Note added at 20 hrs (2009-05-18 05:23:27 GMT)
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http://ca.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casa_de_la_vila

L'ajuntament, paeria, batllia o batlia és l'organització de govern i administrativa d'un municipi. Sovint es denomina també l'edifici que és la seu d'aquest govern com a casa de la vila.

Ross Andrew Parker
Local time: 04:03
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 28
Grading comment
Thanks Ross!
Notes to answerer
Asker: I tend to think of Town Hall as having more to do with the ayuntamiento as in this article:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Town_hall Casa de la Vila is more of a social centre or place for public activities, classes, meetings, etc.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  gqushair: I agree. :)
2 hrs

agree  Etienne Wallace: perfect, but can be found in any simple dictionary
6 hrs

agree  Christopher Fitzsimons
9 days
  -> Thanks, Christopher
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