Hall of Fame

noun phrase

Definition of Hall of Fame 

1 : a structure housing memorials to famous or illustrious individuals usually chosen by a group of electors

2 : a group of individuals in a particular category (such as a sport) who have been selected as particularly illustrious

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Hall of Famer \-ˈfā-mər \ noun phrase

First Known Use of Hall of Fame

circa 1853, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Hall of Fame was circa 1853

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