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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... Mary's Hall which is completely blocked off ... commonly discussed as being haunted are Alumni Hall (located by St ... Mary's Hall and Dundale (both located on the west campus) ...
... 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 steel manufacturers ... During the Second Red Scare, Hall was indicted under the Smith Act and was sentenced to eight years in prison ...
... Alford Manor House Alford Windmill Alkborough Turf Maze Ayscoughfee Hall Baldocks Mill Belmont Mast (tallest construction in the European Union) Belton House Bolingbroke Castle Boston Stump Bourne ...
... 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 ...
... 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): United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914).
Synonyms: Charles Martin Hall
- (noun): A large entrance or reception room or area.
Synonyms: anteroom, antechamber, entrance hall, foyer, lobby, vestibule
- (noun): A college or university building containing living quarters for students.
Synonyms: dormitory, dorm, residence hall, student residence
- (noun): A large building used by a college or university for teaching or research.
Example: "Halls of learning"
- (noun): A large room for gatherings or entertainment.
Example: "Lecture hall"; "pool hall"
- (noun): United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871).
Synonyms: Charles Francis Hall
- (noun): United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924).
Synonyms: G. Stanley Hall, Granville Stanley Hall
- (noun): A large building for meetings or entertainment.
- (noun): An interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open.
Example: "The elevators were at the end of the hall"
- (noun): United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907).
Synonyms: Asaph Hall
Famous quotes containing the word hall:
“Bernard always had a few prayers in the hall and some whiskey afterwards as he was rather pious.”
—Daisy Ashford (18811972)
“He packs wool sheared in April, honey
in combs, linen, leather
tanned from deerhide,
and vinegar in a barrel
hooped by hand at the forges fire.”
—Donald Hall (b. 1928)
“A cell for prayer, a hall for joy,
They treated nature as they would.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)