music hall


: a vaudeville theater
also : vaudeville

Examples of music hall in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The talk was by turns humorous and serious, ending with all three donning sunglasses in the mostly dark music hall, a nod to the trademark Ray-Ban sunglasses that Biden often wears. Colleen Long, Fortune, 29 Mar. 2024 In 2022, the original barn was turned back into a general admission music hall with original elements like the floors, stage, and sign. Lisa Cericola, Southern Living, 6 Mar. 2024 But supporters of the FPC Live music hall dismissed such suggestions, saying Live Nation wouldn't let that happen. Daniel Bice, Journal Sentinel, 3 Jan. 2024 By any measure, Shane Smith and the Saints are in the midst of the sort of career-altering breakthrough that launches Texas bar bands into amphitheaters, music halls, and the top lines of festival posters. Josh Crutchmer, Rolling Stone, 29 Feb. 2024 For one, Lady Valerie Meux, a banjo-playing music hall singer who married a British baronet, became a social sensation and quirky philanthropist, and was known to drive around London in a carriage pulled by a pair of zebras. Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times, 6 Feb. 2024 Those rehearsals were for her very first job as a can-can dancer at The Diamond Horseshoe, an Old West-style restaurant and music hall with live performances that is still open today in Magic Kingdom's Frontierland. Jen Juneau, Peoplemag, 31 Jan. 2024 Since starting the band nearly 10 years ago, Dreier has performed in nursing homes and synagogues, as well as banquet and music halls. Sydney Page, Washington Post, 6 Jan. 2024 That includes The Heidelberg, a three-floor restaurant, pub, and music hall on N. Main Street. Lydia Mansel, Travel + Leisure, 21 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of music hall was in 1842

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“Music hall.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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