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British Dictionary definitions for dance music

dance music

noun
  1. music that is suitable for dancing
  2. Also called: dance pop music with a strong electronic rhythm
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  • The dance-music troubled her ears, but she endured it manfully.

    Anne

    Constance Fenimore Woolson

  • Del Monte motif slow, lazy melody—ending with dance-music for night-time.

    An American Idyll

    Cornelia Stratton Parker

  • "You would like some dance-music now," said Arnold to the beautiful Caroline, who stood by his side.

  • She hears the dance-music again, but the Fay gently draws her back and induces her to touch the flax.

    The Standard Cantatas

    George P. Upton

  • The hired pianist had come, he was unrolling his sheets of dance-music and rolling them the contrary way.