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noun [countable] hall pronunciation in American English /hɔl/ 
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singularhall
pluralhalls
  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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