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hall

 (hôl)
n.
1. A corridor or passageway in a building.
2. A large entrance room or vestibule in a building; a lobby.
3.
a. A building for public gatherings or entertainments.
b. The large room in which such events are held.
4. A building used for the gatherings and social activities of a church, fraternal order, or other organization.
5.
a. A building belonging to a school, college, or university that provides classroom, dormitory, or dining facilities.
b. A large room in such a building.
c. The group of students using such a building: The entire hall stayed up late studying.
d. Chiefly British A meal served in such a building.
6. The main house on a landed estate.
7.
a. The castle or house of a medieval monarch or noble.
b. The principal room in such a castle or house, used for dining, entertaining, and sleeping.

[Middle English halle, large residence, from Old English heall; see kel- in Indo-European roots.]

hall

(hɔːl)
n
1. (Architecture) a room serving as an entry area within a house or building
2. (Architecture) (sometimes capital) a building for public meetings
3. (Architecture) (often capital) the great house of an estate; manor
4. (Education) a large building or room used for assemblies, worship, concerts, dances, etc
5. (Education) a residential building, esp in a university; hall of residence
6. (Education)
a. a large room, esp for dining, in a college or university
b. a meal eaten in this room
7. (Architecture) the large room of a house, castle, etc
8. (Architecture) US and Canadian a passage or corridor into which rooms open
9. (Theatre) (often plural) informal short for music hall
[Old English heall; related to Old Norse höll, Old High German halla hall, Latin cela cell1, Old Irish cuile cellar, Sanskrit śālā hut; see hell]

Hall

(hɔːl)
n
1. (Biography) Charles Martin. 1863–1914, US chemist: discovered the electrolytic process for producing aluminium
2. (Biography) Sir John. 1824–1907, New Zealand statesman, born in England: prime minister of New Zealand (1879–82)
3. (Biography) Sir Peter. born 1930, English stage director: director of the Royal Shakespeare Company (1960–73) and of the National Theatre (1973–88)
4. (Biography) (Margueritte) Radclyffe. 1883–1943, British novelist and poet. Her frank treatment of a lesbian theme in the novel The Well of Loneliness (1928) led to an obscenity trial

hall

(hɔl)

n.
1. a corridor or passageway in a building.
2. the large entrance room of a house or building; vestibule; lobby.
3. a large room or building for public gatherings; auditorium: a concert hall.
4. a large building for residence, instruction, or other purposes at a college or university.
5. a college that is part of a university.
6. (in English colleges)
a. a large room in which the members and students dine.
b. dinner in such a room.
7. the chief room in a medieval castle or similar structure, used for eating, sleeping, and entertaining.
8. the castle, house, or similar structure of a medieval chieftain or noble.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English heall, c. Old Saxon, Old High German halla, Old Norse hǫll; akin to Old English helan to cover, hide (see hull1]

Hall

(hɔl)

n.
1. Charles Francis, 1821–71, U.S. Arctic explorer.
2. Charles Martin, 1863–1914, U.S. chemist and metallurgist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hall - an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms openhall - an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open; "the elevators were at the end of the hall"
ceiling - the overhead upper surface of a covered space; "he hated painting the ceiling"
concourse - a wide hallway in a building where people can walk
corridor - an enclosed passageway; rooms usually open onto it
floor, flooring - the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure); "they needed rugs to cover the bare floors"; "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent"
wall - an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
2.hall - a large entrance or reception room or areahall - 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"
3.hall - a large room for gatherings or entertainment; "lecture hall"; "pool hall"
beer hall - a hall or barroom featuring beer and (usually) entertainment
concert hall - a hall where concerts are given
exhibition area, exhibition hall - a large hall for holding exhibitions
floor - the legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business; "there was a motion from the floor"
great hall - the principal hall in a castle or mansion; can be used for dining or entertainment
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
4.hall - a college or university building containing living quarters for studentshall - a college or university building containing living quarters for students
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"
hall of residence - a university dormitory
living quarters, quarters - housing available for people to live in; "he found quarters for his family"; "I visited his bachelor quarters"
5.hall - the large room of a manor or castlehall - the large room of a manor or castle
manse, mansion house, mansion, residence, hall - a large and imposing house
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
6.Hall - English writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943)
7.hall - United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924)Hall - United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924)
8.Hall - United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914)
9.Hall - United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871)
10.Hall - United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907)
11.hall - a large and imposing househall - a large and imposing house    
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
manor, manor house - the mansion of a lord or wealthy person
manor hall, hall - the large room of a manor or castle
castle, palace - a large and stately mansion
stately home - a mansion that is (or formerly was) occupied by an aristocratic family
12.hall - a large building used by a college or university for teaching or research; "halls of learning"
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"
13.hall - a large building for meetings or entertainment
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"
city hall - a building that houses administrative offices of a municipal government
guildhall - the hall of a guild or corporation
lyceum - a public hall for lectures and concerts

hall

noun
1. passage, lobby, corridor, hallway, foyer, entry, passageway, entrance hall, vestibule The lights were on in the hall and in the bedroom.
2. meeting place, chamber, auditorium, concert hall, assembly room We filed into the lecture hall.
Translations
دار البَلَديَّهغُرفَة المَدْخَلقاعَةقاعَه اسْتِقبال أو إحْتِفالاتمَدْخَل
halakolejpasážpředsíňradnice
entréforsamlingshusganghallkollegium
eteinen
predvorje
elõszoba
forstofa, holgangurgarîur, heimavistopinber byggingsalur
入口の廊下
miesto savivaldybėpastatasprabarotušė
administratīvā ēkagaiteniskopmītnekoridorspriekštelpa
pasážvysokoškolský internát
dvoranapreddverje
samlingssal
ห้องโถง
đại sảnh

hall

[hɔːl]
A. N
1. (= entrance hall) → hall m, entrada f; (= foyer) → vestíbulo m (US) (= passage) → pasillo m
2. (= large room, building) → sala f
concert hallsala f de conciertos
dance hallsalón m de baile
church hallsala f parroquial
see also village
3. (= mansion) → casa f solariega
4. (Brit) (Univ) (= central hall) → paraninfo m (also hall of residence) → residencia f, colegio m mayor
B. CPD hall porter N (Brit) → portero/a m/f, conserje mf
hall stand Nperchero m

hall

[ˈhɔːl]
n
(for public events)salle f city hall, town hall, concert hall, village hall, sports hall, conference hall
(= entrance way) [house, flat] → entrée f entrance hall
(mainly US) (= corridor) → couloir m
(= mansion) → château m, manoir m
(university accommodation) to live in hall (British) to live in a hall (US)habiter en résidence universitaire

hall

n
(= entrance hall of house)Diele f, → Korridor m
(= large building)Halle f; (= large room)Saal m; (Brit: of college) → Speisesaal m; (Brit: = college mealtime) → Essen nt; (= dance hall)Tanzdiele f; (= village hall)Gemeindehalle f, → Gemeindehaus nt; (= school assembly hall)Aula f; he will join the hall of fame of … (fig)er wird in die Geschichte des … eingehen, er wird in die Ruhmeshalle des … aufgenommen (liter)
(= mansion)Herrensitz m, → Herrenhaus nt; (Brit: = students’ residence: also hall of residence) → Studenten(wohn)heim nt; to live or be in hall (Brit) → im Wohnheim wohnen; Ruskin hallHaus Ruskin nt
(US: = corridor) → Korridor m, → Gang m

hall

:
hall porter
nPortier m
hall stand
n(Flur)garderobe f; (tree-like) → Garderobenständer m

hall

[hɔːl] n
a. (entrance hall) → ingresso, entrata (Am) (passage) → corridoio
b. (large room) → salone m, sala
church hall → sala dell'oratorio
c. (mansion) → palazzo, maniero, grande villa (Brit) (Univ) (also hall of residence) → casa dello studente

hall

(hoːl) noun
1. a room or passage at the entrance to a house. We left our coats in the hall.
2. (a building with) a large public room, used for concerts, meetings etc. a community hall.
3. a building with offices where the administration of a town etc is carried out. a town hall; (American) the city hall.
4. (American) a passageway through a building; a corridor.
5. a building of a university, college etc, especially one in which students etc live.
ˈhallmark noun
a mark put on gold and silver articles to show the quality of the gold or silver.
ˈhallway noun
a hall or passage.

hall

قاعَة předsíň entré Korridor προθάλαμος vestíbulo eteinen hall predvorje sala 入口の廊下 hal entré sala átrio, saguão прихожая samlingssal ห้องโถง salon đại sảnh 大厅

hall

n. vestíbulo; recepción; pasillo.
References in classic literature ?
cried Jo, as a door slammed and steps sounded in the hall.
As she went along she steadied herself with her hand, slipped along the papered walls of the hall and breathed with difficulty.
At that moment a voice was heard in the hall of the house saying:
He stood in the little entry hall, the lantern and his fur cap under his arm, shaking hands with us.
Every light in the hall was ablaze; every lamp turned as high as it could be without smoking the chimney or threatening explosion.
Young Andrews sprang to his feet, and, with the force of a hose flushing a gutter, swept his soiled visitors into the hall.
I find it hovering in the dining-room, skulking in the parlor, hiding in the hall, lying in wait for me on the stairs.
Better mix it up, I reckon--have suthin' half statoo, half fountain," interposed the elder Mattingly, better known as "Maryland Joe," "and set it up afore the Town Hall and Free Library I'm kalklatin' to give.
The many lattices, with their small, diamond-shaped panes, admitted the sunlight into hall and chamber, while, nevertheless, the second story, projecting far over the base, and itself retiring beneath the third, threw a shadowy and thoughtful gloom into the lower rooms.
So the mother and little Pearl were admitted into the hall of entrance.
Your master himself may be beyond the British Channel, for aught you know: and then, if he is at Thornfield Hall, towards which you hasten, who besides him is there?
She waited, looking through the open doorway opposite, down the wilderness of the dismantled Hall.