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field house Syllabification: field house

Definition of field house in English:

noun

North American
1A large building, often part of a college, that provides space for a variety of athletic facilities, such as basketball and squash courts, a running track, a swimming pool, exercise equipment, and often an indoor arena with spectator seating.
Example sentences
  • 4,000 people gathered in the university field house.
  • She strode through the field house door.
  • Reaching their dreams has taken one lap at a time as they zoomed around the field house parking lot.
2A building usually adjacent to an athletic field and equipped with changing rooms, lockers, showers, etc., for those using the athletic facility.
Example sentences
  • Throughout most of training camp, Flynn left the field house in Napa each day with a bag of ice wrapped around his right elbow.
  • Marrone made the decision to sit Manuel early into practice after the quarterback showed difficulty with his mobility inside the field house.
  • But to help prepare players for Sunday's cold in Green Bay, the Vikings opened the giant sliding garage doors on their field house to let the freeze in.

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