music hall

noun
|Updated on: 10 Aug 2018

Definition of music hall

: a vaudeville theater; also : vaudeville

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First Known Use of music hall

1842

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MUSIC HALL Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of music hall for English Language Learners

  • : a theater in which popular entertainers performed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries; also : the type of entertainment that was performed in such a theater


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