HyperDic: government_building

English > 1 sense of the expression government building:
NOUNartifactgovernment buildinga building that houses a branch of government
English > government building: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA building that houses a branch of government.
InstancesCapitol, Capitol BuildingThe government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet
PentagonA government building with five sides that serves as the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense
White HouseThe government building that serves as the residence and office of the President of the United States
NarrowerStatehouseA government building in which a state legislature meets
capitolA building occupied by a state legislature
chancelleryA government building housing the office of a chancellor
courthouseA government building that houses the offices of a county government
customhouse, customshouseA government building where customs are collected and where ships are cleared to enter or leave the country
diplomatic buildinggovernment building in which diplomats live or work
town hallA government building that houses administrative offices of a town government
Broaderbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

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