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la mairie

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Definition: town/city hall; town/city council; mayor's office

C'est à côté de la mairie - It's next to the town hall

La mairie a décidé de fermer le théâtre - The city council decided to close the theater

la Mairie - City

J'aime bien la publicité de la Mairie de Toulouse - I really like the City of Toulouse's ad (Toulouse: One step closer to perfection)

Related: la mairie d'arrondissement - town hall of an arrondissement; le secretaire de mairie - town clerk

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