antechamber n : a large entrance or reception room or area [syn: anteroom, entrance hall, hall, foyer, lobby, vestibule]
An antechamber is a smaller room or vestibule serving as an entryway into a larger one. The word is formed of the Latin ante camera, meaning "room before."
antechamber in French: Antichambre
antechamber in Polish: Przedpokój
antechamber in Silesian: Antryj
antechamber in Ukrainian: Передпокій