Meaning of “dining hall” in the English Dictionary

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"dining hall" in British English

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dining hallnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈdaɪ.nɪŋ ˌhɔːl/ us /ˈdaɪ.nɪŋ ˌhɑːl/

Examples from literature

  • The trains had no dining cars, so passengers ate in the Cascade Station dining hall with the workers. 

(Definition of “dining hall” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dining hall" in American English

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dining hallnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdɑɪ·nɪŋ ˌhɔl/

a large room or building where many people can eat at the same time

(Definition of “dining hall” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)