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Raadsaal, noun

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Also Raadzaal.
Origin:
Afrikaans, South African DutchShow more Afrikaans (earlier South African Dutch raadzaal), raad council + saal hall.
historical
The council-chamber or parliament-house in which the legislative assemblies of the former Boer Republics sat; raad huis, see raad sense 3. Also attributive.
1893 Brown’s S. Afr. 184One of the first buildings erected in the town..has been a Church, a Raad Zaal and a Court House.
1989 Sunday Times 22 Oct. 28Tuks have set an example for a local city council that seems to believe that the clock on the Raadsaal tower stood still in the 19th century.
The council-chamber or parliament-house in which the legislative assemblies of the former Boer Republics sat; raad huis, see raad3. Also attributive.

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