1. A chamber or apartment before the chief apartment and leading into it, in which persons wait for audience; an outer chamber. See Lobby.
2. A space viewed as the outer chamber or the entrance to an interior part.
The mouth, the antechamber to the digestive canal. --Todd & Bowman.
n : a large entrance or reception room or area [syn: anteroom,
entrance hall, hall, foyer, lobby, vestibule]