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Definition of Hall

Hall

  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.
  3. A vestibule, entrance room, etc., in the more elaborated buildings of later times.
  4. Any corridor or passage in a building.
  5. A name given to many manor houses because the magistrate's court was held in the hall of his mansion; a chief mansion house.
  6. A college in an English university (at Oxford, an unendowed college).
  7. The apartment in which English university students dine in common; hence, the dinner itself; as, hall is at six o'clock.
  8. Cleared passageway in a crowd; -- formerly an exclamation.

Hall Quotations

Deep Purple definitely belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 'Cause they had great songs, great musicianship, they had an impact, and they're a huge influence on the heavy metal community as a whole.
Kirk Hammett

Most people should be talking about how Floyd Mayweather is a great undefeated future Hall of Famer that's his own promoter and that works extremely hard to get to where he's at. Instead, all you hear is hate and jealous remarks from critics who criticize me and, you know, most of the time, the people that criticize me can't do what I can do.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
Washington Irving

People in the Hall of Fame tend to clap their hands and say, 'OK, I've done it all,' but for me, it was a new beginning.
Jimmy Cliff

I'm not in the leftist controlled Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because of my political views, primarily my lifelong militant support of the NRA, the Second Amendment, and my belief that the only good bad guy is a dead bad guy.
Ted Nugent
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Hall Translations

hall in Dutch is hal
hall in French is salle, hall, traversant, vestibule
hall in German is Saal, Halle, Flur, Flur, Halle