Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

dining hall

noun

Simple Definition of dining hall

  • : a large room where meals are served at a school, college, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dining hall

  1. :  a large room where meals are served at a school, college, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

dineplay dining
  1. :  to give a dinner to

  1. :  dinner

hallplay
  1. :  the castle or house of a medieval king or noble

    :  the chief living room in such a structure

    :  the manor house of a landed proprietor


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dining hall? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to lessen in amount, effect, or force

Get Word of the Day daily email!