- 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
Related Words for dining hallarena, theater, gymnasium, amphitheater, lounge, chamber, church, gallery, auditorium, ballroom, gym, salon, casino, mart, armory, lyceum, refectory, stateroom
Examples from the Web for dining hall
Historical Examples of dining hall
The dining-hall was decorated for the occasion with appropriate portraits.
I saw you in the dining-hall and told Steve it was you and he wouldn't believe it!Left End Edwards
Ralph Henry Barbour
They now descended to the dining-hall, where an elegant breakfast was served.Eventide
She would not have ventured alone into the dining-hall though she were starving.
At tea-time the same heaviness of spirits hung over the dining-hall.