entrance hall


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Noun1.entrance hall - a large entrance or reception room or areaentrance hall - a large entrance or reception room or area
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
narthex - a vestibule leading to the nave of a church
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
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The main entrance was some hundred feet in width and projected from the building proper to form a huge canopy above the entrance hall.
When he chose to take a walk it was with a regular step in the entrance hall with its mosaic flooring, or in the circular gallery with its dome supported by twenty red porphyry Ionic columns, and illumined by blue painted windows.
Several people were waiting in the entrance hall, and the visitors' book was open upon the porter's desk.
The "freshettes" stood about in detached groups of two or three, looking askance at each other; the "freshies," wiser in their day and generation, had banded themselves together on the big staircase of the entrance hall, where they were shouting out glees with all the vigor of youthful lungs, as a species of defiance to their traditional enemies, the Sophomores, a few of whom were prowling loftily about, looking properly disdainful of the "unlicked cubs" on the stairs.
The kitchen, the butler's pantry, the servants' hall, the entrance hall, were equally alive; and the saloons were only left void and still when the blue sky and halcyon sunshine of the genial spring weather called their occupants out into the grounds.
Meantime, as I told you before, Eurylochus had waited, and waited, and waited, in the entrance hall of the palace, without being able to comprehend what had befallen his friends.
Yes, the one who waits in the entrance hall, a greyish, red- faced man--"
Though the promontory consisted of flats--expensive, with cavernous entrance halls, full of concierges and palms--it fulfilled its purpose, and gained for the older houses opposite a certain measure of peace.
Visitors to Amsterdam's world famous Van Gogh Museum can now enjoy stepping through the venue's new entrance hall, which features products and expertise supplied by AkzoNobel.
On from here you will find an entrance hall with parquet floor and also a WC situated under the stairs.
There is an entrance hall, lounge/ dining room, kitchen with access to the back garden and a family bathroom with separate toilet.
As soon as you enter you'll notice the sense of light and space in the entrance hall and the individual touches such as the large solid oak door and the under-floor heated marble tiled floor - oak doors feature throughout the accommodation including oak flooring to the majority of rooms and under-floor heating to the kitchen, utility, bathroom, shower room and the en-suite.