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dance hall

a public establishment that, for an admission fee, provides its patrons with music and space for dancing and, sometimes, dancing partners and refreshments.
Origin of dance hall
An Americanism dating back to 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • She will be so disfigured that she can never work in a dance hall any more.

    The Plunderer Roy Norton
  • And as he rose, Fairchild saw that she was just entering the dance hall.

    The Cross-Cut

    Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • A small job as janitor of a dance hall helped him for a month.

    Sister Carrie Theodore Dreiser
  • I built a saloon and dance hall, and in this, naturally, was my quickest turnover.

    Arizona's Yesterday John H. Cady
  • They leave the dance hall about four or five o'clock in the morning.

    A California Girl Edward Eldridge
  • There is also an excellent entertainment and dance hall at Camp Curry.

    Guide to Yosemite Ansel Hall

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