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foyer

noun [C] uk   /ˈfɔɪ.eɪ/ us  
a large open area just inside the entrance of a public building such as a theatre or a hotel, where people can wait and meet each other: I'll see you downstairs in the foyer in half an hour. US ( UK hall) the room in a house or apartment leading from the front door to other rooms, where things like coats and hats are kept
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