Definition of Dining-hall

1. Noun. A large room at a college or university; used especially for dining.

Generic synonyms: Dining Room, Dining-room
Terms within: High Table
Specialized synonyms: Refectory

Definition of Dining-hall

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of dining hall) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dining-hall

dingy skipper
dingy skippers
dining-hall (current term)
dining-room attendant
dining area
dining at the Y
dining car
dining companion
dining compartment
dining facilities
dining facility
dining hall
dining leaf
dining needle
dining needles

Literary usage of Dining-hall

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1. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"CHAPTER XXXVIII THE DINING HALL OF SAINTE MARIE WHAT had occurred is easily explained. The watchers in the windows at the front found that it was more than ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"... and will include, in a large quadrangle, the Thomson Graduate College, the Cleveland Memorial Tower and the Proctor Memorial Dining Hall. ..."

3. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1875)
"Its rooms and suits are unequalled {or comfort, while its Dining Hall is acknowledged to be the most elegant room of its kind in America, or the Continent. ..."

4. Oceana, Or, England and Her Colonies by James Anthony Froude (1887)
"... on federation—Island retainers—Their notion of liberty—Devotion to their employer— Birds and animals—expedition into the interior—A Maori dining- hall— ..."

5. The History of "Punch" by Marion Harry Spielmann (1895)
"Origin and Antiquity of the Meal—Place of Celebration—The " Crown " —In Bouverie Street and Elsewhere—The Dining-Hall—The Table—And Plans—Jokes and ..."

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