residence hall

Definition of residence hall

formal, US

  1. :  a place where students live at a college or university

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the act or fact of dwelling in a place for some time

    :  the act or fact of living or regularly staying at or in some place for the discharge of a duty or the enjoyment of a benefit

    :  the place where one actually lives as distinguished from one's domicile or a place of temporary sojourn

  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 residence hall? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


contemplative of or relative to the past

Get Word of the Day daily email!