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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. 3
    British used in the names of some large old houses

    Hardwick Hall

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