Definitions for vestibuleˈvɛs təˌbyul
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ves•ti•buleˈvɛs təˌbyul(n.; v.)-buled, -bul•ing.
(n.)a passage, hall, or antechamber between the outer door and the interior parts of a house or building.
an enclosed entrance at the end of a railroad passenger car.
any hollow part in the body serving as an approach to another hollow part, esp. the front part of the inner ear leading to the cochlea.
(v.t.)to provide with a vestibule.
Origin of vestibule:
1615–25; < L vestibulum forecourt, entrance
ves•tib•u•larvɛˈstɪb yə lər(adj.)
anteroom, antechamber, entrance hall, hall, foyer, lobby, vestibule(noun)
a large entrance or reception room or area
any of various bodily cavities leading to another cavity (as of the ear or vagina)
A passage, hall or room, such as a lobby, between the outer door and the interior of a building.
An enclosed entrance at the end of a railway passenger car.
Any of a number of body cavities, serving as or resembling an entrance to another bodily space.
the porch or entrance into a house; a hall or antechamber next the entrance; a lobby; a porch; a hall
A vestibule is a lobby, entrance hall, or passage between the entrance and the interior of a building. The same term can apply to structures in modern or ancient Roman architecture. In modern architecture vestibule typically refers to a small room or hall between an entrance and the interior of the building or house. In Roman architecture, vestibule referred to a partially enclosed area between the interior of the house and the street.
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