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Noun: hall  hol
  1. An interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
    "the elevators were at the end of the hall";
    - hallway
     
  2. A large entrance, reception room, or waiting area
    - anteroom, antechamber, entrance hall, foyer, lobby, vestibule
     
  3. A large room for gatherings or entertainment
    "lecture hall"; "pool hall"
     
  4. A college or university building containing living quarters for students
    - dormitory, dorm, residence hall, student residence
     
  5. The large room of a manor or castle
    - manor hall
     
  6. A large and imposing house
    - mansion, mansion house, manse [archaic], residence
     
  7. A large building used by a college or university for teaching or research
    "halls of learning"
     
  8. A large building for meetings or entertainment
Noun: Hall  hol
  1. United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907)
    - Asaph Hall
     
  2. United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871)
    - Charles Francis Hall
     
  3. English writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943)
    - Radclyffe Hall, Marguerite Radclyffe Hall
     
  4. United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924)
    - G. Stanley Hall, Granville Stanley Hall
     
  5. United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminium from bauxite (1863-1914)
    - Charles Martin Hall

Sounds like: hailing, halhall

Derived forms: halls, Halls

Type of: adventurer, astronomer, author, building, chemist, corridor, edifice, explorer, house, living quarters, psychologist, quarters, room, stargazer, uranologist, writer

Part of: building, edifice

Encyclopedia: Hall, Russell