Pronunciation: hạl
n.1.A building or room of considerable size and stateliness, used for public purposes; as, Westminster Hall, in London.
2.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.
Full sooty was her bower and eke her hall.
- Chaucer.
3.A vestibule, entrance room, etc., in the more elaborated buildings of later times.
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 college in an English university (at Oxford, an unendowed college).
5.The apartment in which English university students dine in common; hence, the dinner itself; as, hall is at six o'clock.
6.Cleared passageway in a crowd; - formerly an exclamation.
Noun1.hall - an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open; "the elevators were at the end of the hall"
Synonyms: hallway
2.Hallhall - a large entrance or reception room or area
3.hall - a large room for gatherings or entertainment; "lecture hall"; "pool hall"
4.Hallhall - a college or university building containing living quarters for students
5.Hallhall - the large room of a manor or castle
Synonyms: manor hall
6.Hall - English writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943)
7.Hall - United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924)
8.Hall - United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914)
9.Hall - United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871)
10.Hall - United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907)
Synonyms: Asaph Hall
11.Hallhall - a large and imposing house
12.hall - a large building used by a college or university for teaching or research; "halls of learning"
13.hall - a large building for meetings or entertainment

HALL. A public building used either for the meetings of corporations, courts, or employed to some public uses; as the city hall, the town hall. Formerly this word denoted the chief mansion or habitation.

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