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dining hall

noun
1.
a large room in which meals are served to members of a special group and their guests, as to the students and faculty of a college.
Origin of dining hall
1660-1670
First recorded in 1660-70
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  • There's to be a dance in the dining hall as soon as dinner is over.

    Blacksheep! Blacksheep! Meredith Nicholson
  • Ida kissed her; then they adjourned to the dining hall, where they had been summoned to tea.

    Minnie's Pet Cat Madeline Leslie
  • The boy choir is not to be stationed in the chapel, but in the dining hall, opposite to me.

  • But that was in the dining hall there, with all their other baggage, which Celino—the fool!

  • He closed the interview, and pointed out to us the dining hall.

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