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ordinance
used in The Phantom Tollbooth

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Definition
a rule or law — typically enacted by city government
  • Opening the book again, Milo found Ordinance 574381-W "In the Doldrums, laughter is frowned upon and smiling is permitted only on alternate Thursdays."
    p. 26.6
ordinance = a rule or law — typically enacted by city government
  • It's local ordinance 17.
    p. 24.8
  • ordinance = rule or law
  • Milo quickly pulled the rule book from his pocket. opened to the page, and read, "Ordinance 1753894 "It shall be unlawful, illegal, and unethical to think, think of thinking, surmise, presume, reason, meditate, or speculate while in the Doldrums."
    p. 24.9
  • It's local ordinance 574381-W
    p. 26.5

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