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Hall appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Wasted acts in my hall a hymnist cadet saw.
  • Rex, I’m so glad I held in Allah’s hall an idle hidalgos’ mixer!
  • A man, a plan, a caret, a ban, a myriad, a sum, a lac, a liar, a hoop, a pint, a catalpa, a gas, an oil, a bird, a yell, a vat, a caw, a pax, a wag, a tax, a nay, a ram, a cap, a yam, a gay, a tsar, a wall, a car, a luger, a ward, a bin, a woman, a vassal, a wolf, a tuna, a nit, a pall, a fret, a watt, a bay, a daub, a tan, a cab, a datum, a gall, a hat, a fag, a zap, a say, a jaw, a lay, a wet, a gallop, a tug, a trot, a trap, a tram, a torr, a caper, a top, a tonk, a toll, a ball, a fair, a sax, a minim, a tenor, a bass, a passer, a capital, a rut, an amen, a ted, a cabal, a tang, a sun, an ass, a maw, a sag, a jam, a dam, a sub, a salt, an axon, a sail, an ad, a wadi, a radian, a room, a rood, a rip, a tad, a pariah, a revel, a reel, a reed, a pool, a plug, a pin, a peek, a parabola, a dog, a pat, a cud, a nu, a fan, a pal, a rum, a nod, an eta, a lag, an eel, a batik, a mug, a mot, a nap, a maxim, a mood, a leek, a grub, a gob, a gel, a drab, a citadel, a total, a cedar, a tap, a gag, a rat, a manor, a bar, a gal, a cola, a pap, a yaw, a tab, a raj, a gab, a nag, a pagan, a bag, a jar, a bat, a way, a papa, a local, a gar, a baron, a mat, a rag, a gap, a tar, a decal, a tot, a led, a tic, a bard, a leg, a bog, a burg, a keel, a doom, a mix, a map, an atom, a gum, a kit, a baleen, a gala, a ten, a don, a mural, a pan, a faun, a ducat, a pagoda, a lob, a rap, a keep, a nip, a gulp, a loop, a deer, a leer, a lever, a hair, a pad, a tapir, a door, a moor, an aid, a raid, a wad, an alias, an ox, an atlas, a bus, a madam, a jag, a saw, a mass, an anus, a gnat, a lab, a cadet, an em, a natural, a tip, a caress, a pass, a baronet, a minimax, a sari, a fall, a ballot, a knot, a pot, a rep, a carrot, a mart, a part, a tort, a gut, a poll, a gateway, a law, a jay, a sap, a zag, a fat, a hall, a gamut, a dab, a can, a tabu, a day, a batt, a waterfall, a patina, a nut, a flow, a lass, a van, a mow, a nib, a draw, a regular, a call, a war, a stay, a gam, a yap, a cam, a ray, an ax, a tag, a wax, a paw, a cat, a valley, a drib, a lion, a saga, a plat, a catnip, a pooh, a rail, a calamus, a dairyman, a bater, a canal - Panama!
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The word HALL can be typed using only the middle row of keys on a QWERTY keyboard.

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun hall:


Hall is sometimes a misspelling of haul.

The word hall is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun hall

What does hall mean as a name of something?

Hall is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural:

  • hall: halls
  • Hall: Halls

  1. an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
    • example: the elevators were at the end of the hall
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of hall: hallway
    • more generic word: corridor = an enclosed passageway
    • more specific word: concourse = a wide hallway in a building where people can walk
    • parts:
      • ceiling = the overhead upper surface of a covered space
      • flooring / floor = the inside lower horizontal surface
      • wall = an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness
  2. a large entrance or reception room or area
  3. a large room for gatherings or entertainment
    • examples: lecture hall | pool hall
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: room = an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • more specific terms:
  4. a college or university building containing living quarters for students
  5. the large room of a manor or castle
  6. United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871)
  7. United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907)
  8. a large and imposing house
  9. a large building used by a college or university for teaching or research
    • example: halls of learning
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: building / edifice = a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
  10. a large building for meetings or entertainment
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: building / edifice = a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
    • more specific terms:
      • city hall = a building that houses administrative offices of a municipal government
      • guildhall = the hall of a guild or corporation
      • lyceum = a public hall for lectures and concerts


  1. Hall a.k.a. Melanie Fiona Hallim, known professionally as Melanie Fiona, is a Canadian R&B recording artist. She was born and raised in Toronto. She started her career in 2002 as part of a Canadian musical girl band trio X-Quisite that was nominated for "R&B/Soul Recording of the Year" for the band's album X-Quisite. She went on to be part of The Renaissance, and under the name Syren Hall, recorded some reggae songs.
  2. Hall a.k.a. Ben Hall: Benjamin Joseph Hall was an American actor who started performing as a boy and worked for three and a half decades, mainly in small parts.
  3. Hall was an English first-class cricketer who was active in the 1790s playing for Marylebone Cricket Club. He is recorded in one first-class match in 1797, totalling 11 runs with a highest score of 11.
  4. Hall a.k.a. Jeff Hall is a production designer and film art director.

There are other people with in their name, like Alf Hall, Amy Hall, Art Hall, Asa Hall, Bug Hall, Che Hall, Dan Hall, Del Hall, Edd Hall and many others.


  1. Hall is a fictional character from the 1962 film The Nun and the Sergeant.
  2. Hall is a fictional character from the 1968 film Firecreek.
  3. Hall is a fictional character from the 2012 action horror film Outpost: Black Sun.
  4. Hall is a fictional character in the 2011 film Touchback.

There are other characters with in their name, like Ben Hall, Dr. Hall, Jim Hall, Kat Hall, Max Hall, Sam Hall, Adam Hall, Bill Hall, City Hall, Dave Hall, Emma Hall, Gill Hall, Hank Hall, Jack Hall, John Hall, Mike Hall, Mrs. Hall, Owen Hall, Town Hall and Aidan Hall.


  1. Hall is a small village in the north of the Australian Capital Territory, Australia. At the 2011 Census, the village had a population of 332 people. It is surrounded by open country and has a rural appearance. It has a village character though it is practically a suburb on the edge of Canberra. The village itself features historic buildings that existed before the establishment of Canberra.
  2. Hall is an unincorporated community in Gregg Township, Morgan County, Indiana.
  3. Hall a.k.a. Lalibela Airport is an airport serving Lalibela, a city in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. The name of the city and airport may also be transliterated as Lalibella. The airport is located 23 km southwest of the city.
    • also known as Lalibella Airport
    • part of Ethiopia
  4. Hall a.k.a. Hall, Montana: Hall is an unincorporated community in Granite County, Montana, United States. Hall is located on Montana Highway 1 6.2 miles west-southwest of Drummond. The community has a post office with ZIP code 59837.
  5. Hall a.k.a. Hall, New York: Hall is a hamlet in Ontario County, New York, United States, near the city of Geneva, along State Route 14A in the Town of Seneca. Located in the Finger Lakes region, Hall has a fire department and a post office with a downtown zip code of 14463, though the urbanized area extends beyond this. Hall also has various agricultural enterprises, including a John Deere tractor dealer, a seed production company, and a fertilizer company. Seedway, a subsidiary of Growmark, serves the entire Northeast and is headquartered in Hall. As of the 2010 census, Hall has a population of 216. With the exception of one Korean, the population was fully non-hispanic white. 12 of the 97 housing units were vacant and the median household income was $74,861, reflective of its relatively robust economy. None of the population was below the poverty line.

There are other places with in their name, like Hall's, Bad Hall, Fox Hall, GAR Hall, Lee Hall, Oak Hall, Old Hall, Aske Hall, Bryn Hall, East Hall, Glen Hall, Hall City, Hall Park, Hyde Hall, Lynn Hall, Maer Hall, Main Hall, Mead hall, Mill Hall.


  1. Hall: In architecture, a hall is fundamentally a relatively large space enclosed by a roof and walls. In the Iron Age, a mead hall was such a simple building and was the residence of a lord and his retainers. Later, rooms were partitioned from it, so that today the hall of a house is the space inside the front door through which the rooms are reached....
    • also known as 大廳
  2. Hall: The meanings attributed to the word hall have varied over the centuries, as social practices have changed. The word derives from the Old Teutonic, where it is associated with the idea of covering or concealing. In modern German it is Halle where it refers to a building but Saal where it refers to a large public room though the distinction is blurred:. The latter may arise from a genitive form of the former. The French salle is borrowed from the German.
  3. Hall is a lunar crater named in honor of American astronomer Asaph Hall that is located in the southeast part of the Lacus Somniorum, a lunar mare in the northeast part of the Moon. This feature can be found to the west of the prominent walled plain Posidonius. Just to the south, and nearly attached to the southern rim of Hall is the smaller crater G. Bond.
  4. Hall was an American racing car constructor. Hall cars competed in one FIA World Championship race - the 1951 Indianapolis 500.
  5. The Hall Cycle and Plating company was a maker of Cycle cars in Waco, Texas from 1914-1915.
  6. Hall is a website.
  7. Hall is a family name of English origin and means 'kind' and 'forgiving'. This originates from the belief that Viking thanes were eternally benevolent to those that worked within their halls. The name was used to indicate the main occupation of the individual, in a role such as a servant or chamberlain. Hall is the 19th most common surname in the United Kingdom. Within the United States, it is ranked as the 26th most common surname.
  8. Hall is a print ad.

Phrases with Hall

Phrases starting with the word Hall:

  1. hall pass
  2. Hall Rush
  3. Hall effect
  4. hall porter
  5. Hall's Rush

Phrases ending with the word Hall:

  1. beer hall
  2. city hall
  3. Fire Hall
  4. Mead hall
  5. mess hall
  6. Pool hall
  7. town hall
  8. asaph hall
  9. dance hall
  10. great hall
  11. manor hall
  12. music hall
  13. study hall
  14. Dining hall
  15. dining-hall

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hall

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Google previewCharacter Certificates in the General Land Office of Texas (1985)

by Gifford E. White

HALL, BRITAIN m Dept of Nacogdoches District of Bevil Oct 10th 1834 Britain Hall is a native of Georgia... hath a family of...

Google previewThe Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Sex Therapy (2017)

by Zoe D. Peterson

Dr Hall is the co‐editor of two sex therapy texts: Principles and Practice of Sex Therapy, (5th ed.),and The Cultural Context of Sexual Pleasure and Problems. Dr . Hall is the Book Review Editor for the Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy.

Google previewLinguistics (2017)

An Introduction to Language and Communication by Adrian Akmajian, Ann K. Farmer, Lee Bickmore, Richard A. Demers, Robert M. Harnish

confirms that the phrase into the hall is a single constituent (a PP). Tree 5.1 accurately reflects this constituent ...

Google previewThe English Counties Delineated (1837)

by Thomas Moule

Frickley hall is the seat of R. K. Dawson, esq. DARFIELD, on the banks of the Dearne, 5 miles E. from Barnsley, contains 110 house.-; and 512 inhabitants, but including the six townships of Billingley, Great and Little Houghton, and Worxibwell ...

Google previewEconomics: Principles and Applications (2012)

by Robert E. Hall, Marc Lieberman

Hall is the Robert and Carole McNeil Joint Professor of Economics at Stanford University and Senior Fellow at...

Hall is an elected member ofthe National Academy of Sciences and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and ...

Google previewNot All Politics is Local (2002)

Reflections of a Former County Chairman by William Daniel Angel

February 9, 1984 The uaw hall is a homely building, a rusted brick island surrounded by asphalt and American-made cars. From its arched roof, green neon radiates the letters U-A-W, shining like a beacon for southbound cars on Interstate 75, ...

Google previewNew York Times Book of New York (2009)

Stories of the People, the Streets, and the Life of the City Past and Present by The New York Times

Today, after 56 mayoral administrations, several technological revolutions and multiple fiscal crises, City Hall is a mixture of the grand, the pedestrian and the crumbling. Gawky metal coatracks line graceful corridors. A grandfather clock insists ...

Google previewThe Wicked Waltz and Other Scandalous Dances (2009)

Outrage at Couple Dancing in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries by Mark Knowles

They stated, “The dance hall is the nursery of the divorce courts, the training-ship of prostitution, and the graduation school of infamy.”38 Critics cautioned that dance halls were used to snare unsuspecting women into the white slave trade and ...

Google previewFodor's Hong Kong (2013)

with a Side Trip to Macau by Fodor's

The Main Hall is the most imposing—and inspiring—part of the monastery.

Google previewMajor and Mrs Holt's Pocket Battlefield Guide to the Somme 1916/1918 (2014)

by Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt

By the Town Hall is the exuberant Art Deco Church and to its left is the splendid white stone Local Memorial with a Poilu in bas relief. The legend describes, from a Communiqué of August 1918, the retaking of Moreuil on that day, when the ...

Google previewMacroeconomics: Principles and Applications (2012)

by Robert E. Hall, Marc Lieberman

Hall Robert E. Hall is the Robert and Carole McNeil Joint Professor of Economics at...

Hall is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and ...

Google previewThe Meng (1630) and Shamhart (1147) Family History and Genealogy in Deutschland and America. (2012)

by James L. Meng

MENG CONCERT HALL The Meng Concert Hall is the first true concert hall built in Orange County exclusively for the presentation of music - a performance space that clarifies and amplifies the great music ofall time. Acoustical ...

Google previewEnvironmental Policy and Public Health (2011)

Air Pollution, Global Climate Change, and Wilderness by William N. Rom

Craig Hall is the president of WTCRC (World Trade Center Residents Coalition); a downtown residents' grassroots organization founded after 09/11 providing environmental, safety, and rebuilding information. Hall is a World Trade Center ...

Google previewGardner's Art Through the Ages: A Concise Global History (2012)

by Fred S. Kleiner

The hall is the largest wooden building in China. For its columns, the Ming builders had to transport gigantic tree trunks from Sichuan Province down the Yangtze River. Perched on an immense platform above marble staircases, the Hall of ...

Google previewThe New Georgia Encyclopedia Companion to Georgia Literature (2011)

by Hugh Ruppersburg, John C. Inscoe

part ofthe University of Georgia's Year 2000 millennial celebration, the University Libraries established the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame — a public awards program and a permanent Internet exhibit honoring Georgia's most influential writers.

Google previewNorthern Paiute–Bannock Dictionary (2012)

by Sven Liljeblad, Catherine S Fowler, Glenda Powell

1P = first person 2P = second person 3P = third person 4P = fourth person AC = Alice Crow, Fort Hall AC = Alice Crutcher, Fort ...

Google previewOhio Historic Places Dictionary (2008)

by Editorial Staff, State History Publications, LLC

Levering Hall was Mount Gilead's first major and largest Italianate commercial building. It was built during a time of growth and development in this county seat of Morrow County which less than thirty years previously had been a very small ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of African American Cinema (2007)

by S. Torriano Berry, Venise T. Berry

Hall. of. Fame. Inductees. 1974 Alvin Childress, Lillian Cumber, Ossie Davis, Sammy Davis Jr., Katherine Dunham, Teresa Harris, Eugene Jackson, Juanita Moore, Clarence Muse, Gordon Parks Sr., Lincoln Theodore Perry (Stepin Fetchit ), ...

Google previewThe Multilingual Lexicon (2007)

by Jasone Cenoz, Britta Hufeisen, U. Jessner

This processing and storage mechanism has been characterised metaphorically as a "parasitic learning strategy" (Hall, 1992), and is hypothesised to constitute a default cognitive procedure, modulated in practice by other factors external to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Unseen World (2010)

The Ultimate Guide to Apparitions, Death Bed Visions, Mediums, Shadow People, Wandering Spirits, and Much, Much More by Constance Victoria Briggs

Hall. of. Records. A great hall said to be a prominent structure in one dimension of the spiritual world. It is said to be a place of great supernatural beauty. It has been ...

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Small photo of View through a beautiful arched passage to the Sukiennice, Wroclaw, Poland. Built in medieval times and located in the main marketplace, it was originally a cloth hall or trading hallSmall photo of Tallinn, Estonia - May 05, 2018: Town Hall and Town Hall Square of Tallinn, capital of Estonia. At the town hall flying the flag of Estonia and flag of the city of Tallinn.Small photo of The decor of the wedding hall. Wedding hall attributesSmall photo of PARIS / FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 2nd, 2014: Clock on Grande Halle de la Vilette market hall. Black fingers and numbers on white background. Time on clock: 9h13Small photo of Jogyodo Hall and Hokkedo Hall remains of the Motsuji Temple (Letter translation of the monument : Jogyodo hall and Hokkedo hall remains)Small photo of TORONTO ON - SEPTEMBER 13, 2017: Halle Berry looks radiant at Roy Thompson Hall, at the premiere of Kings. Toronto International Film FestivalSmall photo of Holker Hall country house & Summer Garden near Cartmel, Cumbria, England More...

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Quotes about Hall

I think you're the grumpy Kid in the Hall, I'm the nice Kid in the Hall. (Bruce McCulloch)
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Scrabble value of H4A1L1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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