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Definition of hall:

  1. A building or room of considerable size and stateliness, used for public purposes; as, Westminster Hall, in London.
  2. A college in an English university ( at Oxford, an unendowed college).
  3. A name given to many manor houses because the magistrate's court was held in the hall of his mansion; a chief mansion house.
  4. A vestibule, entrance room, etc., in the more elaborated buildings of later times.
  5. Any corridor or passage in a building.
  6. Cleared passageway in a crowd; - formerly an exclamation.
  7. The apartment in which English university students dine in common; hence, the dinner itself; as, hall is at six o'clock.
  8. The chief room in a castle or manor house, and in early times the only public room, serving as the place of gathering for the lord's family with the retainers and servants, also for cooking and eating. It was often contrasted with the bower, which was the private or sleeping apartment.

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charles francis hall, dorm, Granville Stanley Hall, dorm room, Radclyffe Hall, residence, third house, town hall, hallway, student residence, abidance, lounge, estate, mart, manor, castle, planetary house, waiting room, house, pressure group, mansion, salon, mansion house, rotunda, charles martin hall, Asaph Hall, residency, marguerite radclyffe hall, g. stanley hall, church, entry, manor hall, sign, ballroom, chamber, drawing room, abode, star sign, exchange, lyceum, casino, dormitory room, entrance hall, lobby, anteroom, manor house, building, vestibule, pass, entrance, antechamber, sign of the zodiac, residence hall, foyer, armory, manse, dormitory, assembly.

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