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

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a brief usually trivial fact

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