music hall

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Origin of music hall

First recorded in 1835–45
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Related Words for music hall

auditorium, ballroom, amphitheater, hall, hippodrome, theater

Examples from the Web for music hall

Contemporary Examples of music hall

Historical Examples of music hall

  • He had not even written the music-hall sketch for the Creams.

    The Foolish Lovers

    St. John G. Ervine

  • Couldn't we go to a music-hall or a picture-palace or something?

    Changing Winds

    St. John G. Ervine

  • When it got dark, Lantier again suggested the music-hall, and this time she accepted.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola

  • Lantier and Gervaise spent a very pleasant evening at the music-hall.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola

  • "Often," said Aggie, and she hummed a music-hall tune as she skipped and tripped along.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine


British Dictionary definitions for music hall

music hall

noun mainly British
    1. a variety entertainment consisting of songs, comic turns, etcUS and Canadian name: vaudeville
    2. (as modifier)a music-hall song
  1. a theatre at which such entertainments are staged
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