Hall of Fame


noun

a national shrine in New York City commemorating the names of outstanding Americans.
a room, building, etc., set aside to honor outstanding individuals in any profession, locality, nation, or the like.
a number of individuals acclaimed as outstanding in a particular profession, field of endeavor, locality, or the like.

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British Dictionary definitions for Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

noun mainly US and Canadian (sometimes not capitals)

a building containing plaques or busts honouring famous people
a group of famous people
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