dining hall


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Turn your creativity up – students have tapped into inspiration from their own lives coming up with apps that manage lab experiments or keep track of their food choices at the dining hall, for example. Seventeen.com Editors, Seventeen, 10 Mar. 2023 The room, originally the nuns’ dining hall, is elegantly appointed and painted gold — except for that one wall. Anika Fajardo, Travel + Leisure, 10 Mar. 2023 Baker points to another sequence as a touchstone for James: the dining hall scene where David's group is presented with a stew that, unbeknownst to them, contains human meat. Nick Romano, EW.com, 6 Mar. 2023 The neighboring restaurant, which sat hundreds of diners and served as the area’s festive Oktoberfest dining hall, closed in 2020. Stephanie Breijostaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 2 Mar. 2023 The facility is like a mini-city with a chapel, dining hall, medical quarters, a line of inmates walking along the fence to report to their different jobs. Rick Maese, Anchorage Daily News, 23 Feb. 2023 So many details of boarding school rang true: check-ins, nicknames, preppy hierarchies, a sandwich bar in the dining hall. Carolyn Kellogg, Los Angeles Times, 21 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Dining hall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dining%20hall. Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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