Meaning of HALL in English

HALL

(~s)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

The ~ in a house or flat is the area just inside the front door, into which some of the other rooms open. (BRIT; in AM, use entrance ~ )

N-COUNT

see also entrance ~

2.

A ~ in a building is a long passage with doors into rooms on both sides of it. (mainly AM; in BRIT, use ~way )

N-COUNT

3.

A ~ is a large room or building which is used for public events such as concerts, exhibitions, and meetings.

We picked up our conference materials and filed into the lecture ~...

N-COUNT: oft n N

see also city ~ , town ~

4.

If students live in ~ in British English, or in a ~ in American English, they live in a university or college building called a ~ of residence .

N-COUNT: also prep N

5.

Hall is sometimes used as part of the name of a large house in the country.

He died at Holly Hall, his wife’s family home.

N-IN-NAMES

6.

see also music ~

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