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booking hall

Syllabification: book·ing hall
(also booking office)

Definition of booking hall in English:

noun

British
A room or area at a railroad station in which tickets are sold.
Example sentences
  • Before the war, there stood in the booking hall a map with push-button switches which used to illuminate the various firms in the town and the bus termini, etc.
  • Two more stabbings took place on the platform and the booking hall area.
  • The station's Ladies Room was transformed into a public house and the booking hall became the Station bar.

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