foyer foyer  /ˈfɔɪ ər/


  • (n) a large entrance or reception room or area


  1. The foyer features a fountain at the center of an intricate spiral staircase.
  2. The foyer features a fountain at the center of an intricate spiral staircase.
  3. The George Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas, reveals its most generous patrons on a gray marble wall in the foyer.


  1. L.A. schools give iPads, cars for perfect attendance

    Go to school kids, and this car could be yours. (Credit: Chevrolet Screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) Our children constantly need to be rewarded. Poor things, they're growing up in a world in which they don't know what will happen tomorrow and whether the things they want to do in life will suddenly be automated by a couple of fluff-chinned hipsters sitting in a hotel foyer. It makes them ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Lafayette estate boasts marble finishes

    Lafayette estate boasts marble finishes Rumored to have once been owned by singer Eddie Money, this four-bedroom home sits on more than 4.5 acres and includes marble and hardwood finishes throughout. A dual staircase with marble steps dominates the foyer, and the home includes two garages that can house five cars and an au pair suite. The master suite, which includes a bathroom with dual glass ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. Price point: Rocking chair porches, in Bronxville, Pearl River, Mahopac and Chappaqua

    Address: 11 Sherman Ave. School District: Bronxville Amenities: There’s lots to like about this 1900 colonial with 4,600 square feet of interior space and a large welcoming front porch. The elegant foyer and stately staircases to the upper floors are true to their classic era.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Journal News

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  1. Ian Wright said: "The Foyer media centres will give real opportunities to young people like Jason Rhodes to develop new skills, a route into employment and ultimately, sustained independent living. Today's launch is part of our £90 million hostels...
    on Jul 26, 2007 By: Ian Wright Source:

  2. "In some petulant fit of rage, he pulled a gun on the unarmed Lana Clarkson as she sat in the foyer of his home and before he was through with her, he put a bullet in her head," Jackson told the court.
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: Alan Jackson Source: Reuters UK

  3. "There's quite a few good characters for novels walking around the foyer," Brown said.
    on Dec 7, 2009 By: Dan Brown Source: Reuters

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