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English definition of “hall”

hall

noun [C]
 
 
/hɔːl/
ENTRANCE (also hallway,
 
/ˈhɔːlweɪ/
 
)
A2 a room or passage in a building, which leads to other rooms: I left my coat and umbrella in the hall.RoomsPassages and entrance areas
LARGE ROOM A2 a large room or building where meetings, concerts, etc are held: the Albert Hall The disco will be held in the school hall. → See also town hallRoomsPublic buildings
(Definition of hall from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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