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

  Foyer \Foy`er"\, n. [F., fr. LL. focarium fireplace. See
     Focus, n.]
     1. A lobby in a theater; a greenroom.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. The crucible or basin in a furnace which receives the
        molten metal. --Knight.
        [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]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "foyer":
     ancestral halls, chimney corner, entrance, entrance hall,
     entranceway, entry, entryway, family homestead, fireplace,
     fireside, galilee, hearth, hearth and home, hearthstone, home,
     home place, home roof, home sweet home, homestead, household,
     ingle, inglenook, ingleside, lobby, menage, narthex, paternal roof,
     portal, portico, propylaeum, roof, rooftree, stoa, threshold, toft,

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