Translation of vestibule in Spanish:

vestibule

Pronunciation: /ˈvestəbjuːl; ˈvestɪbjuːl/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of building) vestíbulo (masculine)
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    • The trio rounded the end of the shelves and saw a crouched form behind the stone archway that made up the division between the vestibule and the main hall of the library.
    • The main room was a rectangle with various antechambers and vestibules branching off down its length.
    • The public entrance penetrates the knuckle between the angled wing and the auditorium leading to a vestibule that gives access to the concert hall foyer and promenading space at ground level.
    1.2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Railways/Ferrocarriles] [ descansillo de paso entre vagones ]
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    • Why else, then, do I hang out in the vestibules of trains, when a comfortable seat is at hand in the car behind me?
    • Just as a conductor got near us, he had to go to the vestibule once more.
    • We got to ride while standing in the vestibule at the end of the train talking to the crew.
    1.3 [Anatomy/Anatomía] vestíbulo (masculine)

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