Definition of study hall in English:

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noun

[mass noun] North American
  • 1The period of time in a school curriculum set aside for the preparation of schoolwork: we were together only in study hall and at lunchtime
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    • My day couldn't have been better until Sean came up to me during 6th period study hall, the last class of the day.
    • During last period Veruca and Caleb were sitting in study hall talking.
    • I just had to find a way of hiding it from my teachers to make them think I was studying in study hall.
  • 1.1A schoolroom used for study.
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    • Then we follow him to a classroom, to the dining hall, the playroom, study hall, the chapel, his room and finally the infirmary, where Stephen goes after he wakes up sick one morning.
    • So instead of sitting in study hall like I was supposed to, I took a hall pass and left in search of something to do.
    • My only time to talk freely in school besides study hall.

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