turnhalle

noun
turn·​halle | \ ˈtu̇rnˌhälə \
variants: or less commonly turnhall \ ˈtərnˌhȯl \
plural -s

Definition of turnhalle

: a building used as a school of gymnastics

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History and Etymology for turnhalle

German turnhalle, from turnen to perform gymnastic exercises + halle hall, from Old High German halla

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“Turnhalle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turnhalle. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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