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A public room or hall in which meetings or social functions are held.in names ‘the Derby Assembly Rooms’
assembly hall, meeting room, large public room, chamberView synonyms
- ‘The assembly rooms that hold the party are filled with women and men who know how to pull off a kilt on the inevitably sold-out nights.’
- ‘The questionnaires were completed anonymously within a 45-minute time frame in a school assembly room.’
- ‘The scene in the assembly room was one of delightful colour.’
- ‘This is the main assembly room of the Secretary of State.’
- ‘This is the assembly room of the Pennsylvania Statehouse, and important things happened here to say the least.’
- ‘We ran back to the assembly room and found everyone sitting down and a man on the elevated stage talking.’
- ‘His heart beat in fragmented spurts as he looked down through the floor-to-ceiling windows of the assembly room.’
- ‘What are basketball hoops doing in the assembly room?’
- ‘After the two hour service was over, the congregation moved into the adjoining assembly room and ate a substantial lunch.’
- ‘The eleventh floor assembly room is a large utilitarian room with many rows of chairs facing a lectern.’
- ‘The Bear is a sixteenth-century building which was originally the village court house and assembly room.’
- ‘The assembly rooms were lovingly dismantled and re-erected behind the Bear Hotel, now forming the hotel's ballroom suite.’
- ‘Meriod Hall was a great assembly room in the centre of town, a large, fine space with glossed wood floors, and brightened by chandelier light.’
- ‘Suddenly, the door of the assembly room opened.’
- ‘They went inside, and were gestured by servants to a great assembly room in the back.’
- ‘Both were to be placed in the assembly rooms of the statehouse in Philadelphia.’
- ‘Upstairs are assembly rooms where hundreds of young Chinese women, average age 24, are working 10-hour shifts to do the detailed work of assembling final products.’
- ‘It drew laughter from the other schoolchildren packed into the assembly room.’
- ‘The first floor would be used for training and the ground floor would have an assembly room, lounge and refreshment bar.’
- ‘The drab assembly room is decorated with balloons and streamers, which magically transform it into a drab assembly room with balloons and streamers.’
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