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 for antechamber
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Antechamber \An"te*cham`ber\, n. [Cf. F. antichambre.]
     1. A chamber or apartment before the chief apartment and
        leading into it, in which persons wait for audience; an
        outer chamber. See Lobby.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A space viewed as the outer chamber or the entrance to an
        interior part.
        [1913 Webster]
              The mouth, the antechamber to the digestive canal.
                                                    --Todd &
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a large entrance or reception room or area [syn:
           anteroom, antechamber, entrance hall, hall,
           foyer, lobby, vestibule]

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