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English definition of “lobby”

lobby

noun [C] (ROOM)    /ˈlɒb.i/ US  /ˈlɑː.bi/
B2 the (large) room into which the main entrance door opens in a hotel or other large buildingPassages and entrance areasHotels and hostels in the British parliament, a room where someone meets a member of parliament who they have arranged to talk to, or one of the two passages that members of parliament walk through as a way of votingGovernment departments and organizations
(Definition of lobby noun (ROOM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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