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noun [countable] hall pronunciation in American English /hɔl/
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  1. 1
    a long narrow passage inside a building with doors along it leading to rooms
    1. a.
      the area inside the front door of a house or other building that leads to other rooms
      I wish you wouldn’t leave your shoes in the hall.
      entrance hall: The house has a large entrance hall with an open staircase.
  2. 2
    a large room used for meetings, concerts, or other public events
    dining hall: Hundreds of students had packed into the dining hall.
    1. a.
      a public building that has a large room in it
      concert/church hall: The library is opposite the church hall.


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