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  1. hall
    IPA[hôl]
  2. noun

    • 1. an area in a building onto which rooms open; a corridor.

    • 2. the room or space just inside the front entrance of a house or apartment:

      the hall at the front contains a spiral staircase
    • 3. a large room for meetings, concerts, or other events:

      Carnegie Hall
      Synonym : assembly hall, assembly room, meeting room, large public room, chamber, conference hall, lecture room, theater, concert hall, auditorium, dance hall, church hall, village hall, town hall, guildhall
    • 4. a large public room in a mansion or palace used for receptions and banquets.

    • 5. the room used for meals in a college, university, or school:

      he dined in hall
    • 6. a college or university building containing classrooms, residences, or rooms for other purposes.

    • 7. the principal living room of a medieval house.

    • 8. a large country house, especially one with a landed estate:

      Darlington Hall
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: hall, plural noun: halls

    • noun

      the room or space just inside the front entrance of a house or flat.

      a corridor or area on to which rooms open.

    • noun

      the period of time in a school curriculum set aside for study and the preparation of schoolwork:

      a schoolroom used for study.

    • noun

      a piece of paper or other token authorizing a student to be outside a particular classroom while class is in session:

      permission to break a rule or code of conduct:

    • noun

      a large public hall or building where people pay to enter and dance.

      an uptempo style of dance music originating in Jamaica and derived from reggae, in which a DJ improvises lyrics over a recorded instrumental backing track or to the accompaniment of live musicians.

    • noun

      a building used for the administration of local government.

      an event at which a politician or public official answers questions from members of the public:

    • noun

      a theater where musical events are staged.

      a form of variety entertainment popular in Britain from c. 1850, consisting of singing, dancing, comedy, acrobatics, and novelty acts. Its popularity declined after World War I with the rise of the movie industry.

    • noun

      the administration building of a municipal government.

      municipal offices or officers collectively:

    • noun

      the room or space immediately inside the main door of a large or grand building:
    • (1910–2000), US Communist Party leader; born Arvo Kusta Halberg. He joined the Communist Party in the US in 1934 and served as national secretary 1950–59 before becoming general secretary. He was the US Communist Party's presidential candidate in four elections from 1972 to 1984.
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