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King James Dictionary

Hall

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HALL, n. L. aula Heb. a tent, a palace.

1. In architecture, a large room at the entrance of a house or palace. In the houses of ministers of state, magistrates, &c.,it is the place where they give audience and dispatch business.
2. An edifice in which courts of justice are held as Westminster Hall, which was originally a royal palace,the kings of England formerly holding their parliaments and courts of judicature in their own dwellings, as is still the practice in Spain.
3. A manor-house, in which courts were formerly held.
4. A college, or large edifice belonging to a collegiate institution.
5. A room for a corporation or public assembly as a town-hall Fanueil Hall in Boston, &c.
6. A collegiate body in the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Hall'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/h/hall.html.

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