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antehall

[an-tee-hawl] /ˈæn tiˌhɔl/
noun
1.
a room or hall serving as a waiting room and entrance to a larger hall.
Origin of antehall
1840-1850
1840-50; ante- + hall
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  • No word came from the palace, no Secret Service officers came to report to her, no courtiers thronged the antehall.

    A German Pompadour Marie Hay
  • Passing through the antehall, he gained admission to Eberhard Ludwig's apartment.

    A German Pompadour Marie Hay

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