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music hall

n.
1. An auditorium for musical performances.
2. Chiefly British
a. A vaudeville theater.
b. Vaudeville.

music hall

n
1. (Theatre)
a. a variety entertainment consisting of songs, comic turns, etc. US and Canadian name: vaudeville
b. (as modifier): a music-hall song.
2. (Theatre) a theatre at which such entertainments are staged

mu′sic hall`


n.
1. an auditorium for musical performances.
2. a vaudeville theater.
3. Also called variety. a form of entertainment in Britain that resembled American vaudeville.
[1835–45]

music hall

1. vaudeville
2. A British equivalent of vaudeville.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.music hall - a theater in which vaudeville is stagedmusic hall - a theater in which vaudeville is staged
theater, theatre, house - a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
2.music hall - a variety show with songs and comic acts etc.music hall - a variety show with songs and comic acts etc.
variety show, variety - a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
Translations

music hall

nteatro di varietà
References in classic literature ?
You could not get away from hearing of him wherever you were; his portrait was on every other postcard; his maps and battles in every other illustrated paper; songs in his honour in every other music-hall turn or on every other barrel-organ.
We are like what a music-hall Lion Comique would be without his opera-hat, if such a thing can be imagined.
Having successfully out-argued Mr Edwardes, mainly by means of strenuous work in the clinches, he was now on the eve of starting on a lucrative music-hall tour with his celebrated inaudible monologue.
One evening Watson asked him to dinner at a restaurant and they went to a music-hall together; but he felt shy and uncomfortable.
His employer was a pirate-souled young man named Grubb, with a black-smeared face by day, and a music-hall side in the evening, who dreamt of a patent lever chain; and it seemed to Bert that he was the perfect model of a gentleman of spirit.
She left the choice entirely to Ralph and William, who, taking counsel fraternally over an evening paper, found themselves in agreement as to the merits of a music-hall.
As he worked he hummed a tune, some music-hall air that had been popular in London the year before, so that one might have thought him working in the security of an English flying field surrounded by innumerable comrades rather than alone in the heart of an unexplored African wilderness.
Why, you were doin' a music-hall turn of imitations all the way--more like a runaway gramophone than a man.
On the ringing of a bell, the pupils all repaired, without any guide or leader, to a spacious music-hall, where they took their seats in an orchestra erected for that purpose, and listened with manifest delight to a voluntary on the organ, played by one of themselves.
I went to a music-hall, I believe, lunched, dined, and supped in a swell place in Regent Street, and was back to time, with nothing but a complete set of Byron's works and a new railway rug to show for three months' work.