Meaning of HALL in English
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
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 ~ )
see also entrance ~
A ~ in a building is a long passage with doors into rooms on both sides of it. (mainly AM; in BRIT, use ~way )
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 ~
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
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.
see also music ~
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012