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noun [countable] hall pronunciation in British English /hɔːl/
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  1. 1
    a large room used for meetings, concerts, or other public events
    dining/sports hall:

    Hundreds of students had packed into the dining hall.

    1. a.
      a public building that has a large room in it
      concert/church/village hall:

      The library is opposite the church hall.

  2. 2
    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.

  3. 4
    British used in the names of some large old houses

    Hardwick Hall

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