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Definition of beer hall in English:

noun

1A large room or building where beer is served.
Example sentences
  • We've emailed back and forth, and on Monday night finally got together for industrial-strength pints at the German beer hall down the block.
  • I will shout loud enough for the entire beer hall to hear.
  • They had discovered Mike in the beer hall sitting with another boy they both knew: Peter Bodley.
1.1(In black townships in South Africa) a state-run establishment selling beer.
Example sentences
  • To see them, book a ‘township tour,’ which often includes a visit to a local beer hall, or shebeen.
  • It started life as a tea room in 1929, was converted to a beer hall in 1944 and has never looked back
  • In the dim light of a makeshift beer hall in a township in South Africa, a tourist is introduced to a taste like no other.

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