Meaning of “hall” in the English Dictionary

"hall" in British English

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hallnoun [ C ]

uk /hɔːl/ us /hɑːl/

hall noun [ C ] (ENTRANCE)

A2 also hallway the room just inside the main entrance of a house, apartment, or other building that leads to other rooms and usually to the stairs:

I left my bags in the hall.

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hall noun [ C ] (BUILDING)

A2 a building or large room used for events involving a lot of people:

the Royal Albert Hall
a concert hall
UK the school sports hall
UK I'm playing in a concert at the village/church hall.

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

"hall" in American English

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hallnoun [ C ]

us /hɔl/

hall noun [ C ] (PASSAGE)

also hallway, /ˈhɔl·weɪ/ a passage in a building, or the area just inside the main entrance of a building:

Her office is just down the hall.

hall noun [ C ] (BUILDING)

a building or large room used for events involving a lot of people:

A hall can also be a building at a college or university.

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