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dining hall

a large room in which meals are served to members of a special group and their guests, as to the students and faculty of a college.
Origin of dining hall
1660-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Other features are an interpretive center with an exhibit room, an amphitheater and a dining hall that is available for rent.
  • No visitor succeeds in leaving the building to-day without seeing a great shield which hangs on the wall of the dining hall.
  • The dining hall features floor-to-ceiling windows and provides flexible reception and banquet space.
  • At night the lodge becomes a dining hall and social club where staff and guests jam on acoustic guitars and banjos.
  • Students can exchange the washable containers for clean ones each time they go to the dining hall.
  • The run-down parish gym is also used as a dining hall and for bingo and budget meetings.
  • The first floor features a laid-back bar, while the second floor has a dining hall and full-restaurant service.
  • Instead, a modern restroom facility is provided for the cottages and a fully equipped dining hall is available.
  • The on-site dining hall features rustic chandeliers, wooden beams, a fireplace and panoramic views.
  • The dark dining hall features recessed lighting, wood furnishings, exposed brick and wine rack-covered walls.

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