Definition of ayuntamiento
1 : the municipal council or governing body of a town or city in Spain or the former Spanish colonies
2 : a town hall in Spain or the former Spanish colonies
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Origin and Etymology of ayuntamiento
Spanish, from Old Spanish, from ayuntar to join, unite (from a to —from Latin ad— + yuntar, juntar to join, from Latin junctus, past participle of jungere to join) + -miento -ment (from Latin -mentum)
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