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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hallway, hallnoun

    an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open

    "the elevators were at the end of the hall"


  1. hallwaynoun

    A corridor in a building that connects rooms.


  1. Hallway

    A hallway or corridor is an interior space in a building that is used to connect other rooms. Hallways are generally long and narrow. Hallways must be sufficiently wide to ensure buildings can be evacuated during a fire, and to allow people in wheelchairs to navigate them. The minimum width of a hallway is governed by building codes. Minimum widths in residences are 36 inches (910 mm) in the United States. Hallways are wider in higher-traffic settings, such as schools and hospitals.In 1597 John Thorpe is the first recorded architect to replace multiple connected rooms with rooms along a corridor each accessed by a separate door.


  1. hallway

    A hallway is a narrow passageway or corridor inside a building, connecting different rooms or areas. It provides a route for people to get from one part of the building to another. Hallways can be found in residential, commercial, and public buildings.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hallway in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hallway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of hallway in a Sentence

  1. Dustin Sederin:

    I seen this kid in a trench coat and wearing like these tactical army boots and he kind of looked at me weird and then he started walking more but he was walking towards the art hallway.

  2. Tim Herring:

    We got out and my wife said, ‘We don’t have a roof.’ I walked in the hallway and said, ‘We ain’t got no walls either.’ I said, ‘We’re lucky to be alive, Patti,’.

  3. Superintendent Tim Throne:

    Before the shooter was able to walk a short distance to enter the main hallway, students and staff had already entered classrooms, locked doors, erected makeshift barricades and locked down or fled according to their training, the suspect was not able to gain access to a single classroom.

  4. Jim Davis/The:

    We met in the hallway as we were passing before the interview process was going to start, i said ‘Hey’ and introduced myself and everything. He looked me in the eye and said, ‘There’s one thing. It was a fumble.’ So Raider Nation, if you’re worried, he’s already come over to the dark side.

  5. Don McLaughlin:

    There were no less than eight law enforcement agencies present in the hallway leading up to the breach of the door at Robb Elementary School, every briefing, he leaves out the number of his own officers and rangers that were on scene that day.

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