A chamber or apartment before the chief apartment and leading into it, in which persons wait for audience; an outer chamber. See Lobby.
A space viewed as the outer chamber or the entrance to an interior part.
a large entrance or reception room or area
(10) -- a room which leads to the chief room of a building (Oxford Dict.)
room used as an entrance to another room
A waiting room for those who seek audience.
The chamber that precedes the sanctuary in ancient temples.
A smaller room leading into a larger or main room. Waiting area.