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government house

1. Building for the offices of the main departments of government, esp. in English colonies or Commonwealth nations.
2. Governor’s state home, esp. in a Crown colony.
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An officer of the Estate Office of FMHW informed that 8400 government houses were in Karachi and good amount of funds was needed for their maintenance, which they lacked.
The motion for third reading was carried and the bill was walked to Government House for the signature of the Lieutenant Governor.
The First Nation of Na-cho Nyak Dun is very pleased to be proceeding with the geothermal aspect of our new Government House complex," said Chief Simon Mervyn.
Protest leaders have said they will stay outside Government House for at least three days.
Government House is located on a piece of land which had been appropriated in 1872 as a twenty-hectare government reserve.
We have a prime minister that won't allow many of his cabinet ministers to answer questions; a government House leader who is apparently single handedly running Canada, given how frequently he stands up for questions directed at others; a defense minister that can't even defend himself; a best-selling book, How to Disrupt Committees for Dummies which needs no further comment; and a prime minister who quite willingly and frequently runs roughshod over democracy whether it's kicking out progressive conservatives with principles, or appointing to cabinet the unelected and Liberal turncoats who are bereft of them.
For twenty-three years, the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo--also known as the Mothers of the Disappeared--have marched on Thursday afternoons in front of Government House, where Argentina's president lives.
Only about 30,000 people visited Government House to admire its garden's blooming azaleas during the two-day annual public opening, the first since China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from Britain last July.
AS WE GO TO PRESS, Queen Elizabeth II is scheduled on August 18 to dedicate Victoria's Government House Gardens to the people of British Columbia.
Ortom disclosed this Wednesday while receiving the leaders of South and Middle Belt Forum at government house, Makurdi.

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