Definition of Entrance hall
1. Noun. A large entrance or reception room or area.
Group relationships: Building, Edifice
Specialized synonyms: Narthex
Generic synonyms: Room
Lexicographical Neighbors of Entrance Hall
Literary usage of Entrance hall
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1907)
"Internally the decorations are very beautiful, especially so the wonderful marbles which cover the walls and floors of the entrance hall and saloon. ..."
2. The Gentleman's House: Or, How to Plan English Residences, from the by Robert Kerr (1865)
"THE Entrance-Hall is an apartment of so many characteristic varieties that it may almost be taken as a criterion of the class to which the house belongs. ..."
3. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by Pond, Nathan Gillett, 1832-, Martha Joanna Lamb, John Austin Stevens, Abbatt, William, 1851-1935, Stevens, John Austin, 1827-1910, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1886)
"MAIN entrance hall TO OLD CAPITOL. 3. GRAND STAIRCASE IN NEW CAPITOL. and prosperity of Albany. But what of the physical forces? ..."
4. Holland House by Marie Henriette Norberte Liechtenstein (1874)
"entrance hall, INNER HALL, SMOKING ROOM, AND STAIRCASE. ... The entrance hall, contrary to the stereotyped entrance hall of a modern London house, is, ..."