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Definition of hall noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    hall

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    NAmE//hɔl//
     
     
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  1. 1(also hallway) a passage in a building with rooms down either side synonym corridor I headed for Scott's office down the hall.
  2. 2 (also hallway, entry) a space or passage inside the entrance or front door of a building She ran into the hall and up the stairs.
  3. 3 a building or large room for public meetings, meals, concerts, etc. a concert/banquet/exhibition, etc. hall There are three dining halls on campus. Carnegie Hall see also city hall, dance hall, guildhall, music hall, town hall
  4. 4 (also residence hall) = dormitory (1) She's living in Thayer Hall.
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