What is hall?

  • (noun): A large room for gatherings or entertainment.
    Example: "Lecture hall"; "pool hall"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Hall

In architecture, a hall is fundamentally a relatively large space enclosed by a roof and walls. In the Iron Age, a mead hall was such a simple building and was the residence of a lord and his retainers. Later, rooms were partitioned from it, so that today the hall of a house is the space inside the front door through which the rooms are reached....

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Camilla Hall - Post College
... After college graduation, Hall moved to Duluth, Minnesota where she was a caseworker for St ... Even though Hall enjoyed helping people in her work, she found it difficult to separate her feelings while being a caseworker ... For her job in Duluth, Minnesota, Hall used her musical and poetic talents in an advertising campaign ...
Villanova University - Traditions - Campus Myths
... Mary's Hall which is completely blocked off ... buildings most commonly discussed as being haunted are Alumni Hall (located by St ... Mary's Hall and Dundale (both located on the west campus) ...
Lincolnshire - Places of Interest
... Alford Windmill Alkborough Turf Maze Ayscoughfee Hall Baldocks Mill Belmont Mast (tallest construction in the European Union) Belton House Bolingbroke ...
Gus Hall
... Gus Hall (born Arvo Kustaa Halberg October 8, 1910 – October 13, 2000) was a leader and Chairman of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) and its four-time U.S ... As a labor leader, Hall was closely associated with the so-called "Little Steel" Strike of 1937, an effort to unionize the nation's smaller, regional ... During the Second Red Scare, Hall was indicted under the Smith Act and was sentenced to eight years in prison ...
Camilla Hall - In California
... In November 1969, Hall moved to Topanga, a northern suburb of Los Angeles, California ... Rubenesque line drawings." Even though Hall didn't express dissatisfaction as being an artist, she decided to move again ... Hall moved to Berkeley in February 1971 ...

More definitions of "hall":

  • (noun): An interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open.
    Example: "The elevators were at the end of the hall"
    Synonyms: hallway
  • (noun): A large building used by a college or university for teaching or research.
    Example: "Halls of learning"
  • (noun): United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907).
    Synonyms: Asaph Hall
  • (noun): United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871).
    Synonyms: Charles Francis Hall
  • (noun): The large room of a manor or castle.
    Synonyms: manor hall
  • (noun): A large building for meetings or entertainment.
  • (noun): United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914).
    Synonyms: Charles Martin Hall

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    —Edward T. Hall (b. 1914)

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    —Donald Hall (b. 1928)