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HALL. A public building used either for the meetings of corporations, courts, or employed to some public uses; as the city hall, the town hall. Formerly this word denoted the chief mansion or habitation.

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Letters containing advice about the disease have been delivered to all students in the hall of residence.
Dependant on the level of funding that becomes available the project may be expanded to include a second hall of residence comprising approximately 100 standard bedrooms (i.
But it could soon be the end of an era for the historic Pantycelyn Hall of Residence in Aberystwyth, which is earmarked for closure.
A Birmingham student lay dead in his hall of residence bedroom for up to four days before he was discovered by university staff.
The man, in his mid-20s, was not a student or a member of staff but he somehow managed to get into the university hall of residence in Priory Street opposite the Cathedral.
A POLICE officer and his wife were at the bedside of their son today as he fought for his life after he became trapped in a lift shaft in a ``tragic accident'' at a university hall of residence.
Sibly Hall, a tower block hall of residence which houses more than 200 Reading University students, was sealed off yesterday as investigations into the tragedy continued.
A UNIVERSITY student whose bomb hoax prank led to the evacuation of a hall of residence, was ordered to carry out 160 hours community service and pay pounds 1,139 compensation to the fire service yesterday.
Dadak, who has a vile record of ripping off students, operates from an office beneath a hall of residence.
ST ANDREWS University have been given a pounds 26,000 bill for getting rid of bed bugs from a student hall of residence, it was revealed yesterday.
TWO attackers armed with a baseball bat chased a man to the back of Coventry University's Singer Hall of Residence in Gazelle Close, Hillfields, where they beat him up with a baseball bat.
40am local time yesterday outside his New York university hall of residence.