hall

/ˈhɑːl/

  • Noun
  • a usually long, narrow passage inside a building with doors that lead to rooms on the sides
    1. The bathroom is down the hall.
    2. Her office is at the end of the hall.
  • the area inside the entrance of a building
    1. I'll meet you in the front hall.
    2. The front door opens onto a large hall.
  • a large room or building for meetings, entertainment, etc.
    1. We rented a hall for the wedding reception.
    2. a concert/dining/dance hall
    3. a lecture hall [=auditorium]
    4. Carnegie Hall
    5. the Hampden County Hall of Justice
  • a building where students live at a college or university
    1. (US) a residence hall = (Brit) a hall of residence
  • a large, impressive house
    1. The family owned Locksley Hall for generations.