hallway-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: a corridor or narrow passageway

Commentary: HALLWAY[+structure][+architectural][+corridor]
NOTE: implies a connection between other areas, but is not a room itself.

Our hotel room was on the third floor at the end of the hallway.
Mary was chatting with Bob in the hallway about the new project.
Sally tripped over a slick spot while running down the hallway.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: an entrance room to a building

Commentary: HALLWAY[+structure][+architectural][+room][+entrance][+building]
NOTE: implies an open area by the entrance to a building

The visitor stood in the hallway while the butler announced his presence.
The front doors of the manor opened onto a marble entrance hallway.
We left our shoes on the mat in the front hallway.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1