stadthuis, noun

Forms:
staats huis, stadhuisShow more Also staats huis, stadhuis, stadt-huis, and with initial capital.
Origin:
South African Dutch, DutchShow more South African Dutch (from Dutch) stadhuis.
obs.
stadt-house.
1822 W.J. Burchell Trav. I. 73The Stadhuis, or Burgher Senate-house, is a large, handsome building, appropriated to the transacting of public business of a civic nature. It stands in the middle of the town, on one side of the square called Groente Plein, in which a daily market for vegetables is held.
1883 M.A. Carey-Hobson Farm in Karoo 274The Dutch Church is the finest as well as the oldest public building in the place, unless, it may be, the Drosdtdy, or ‘Stadt-huis.’
stadt-house.

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