a large room, as in a hotel or resort, with a polished floor for dancing.
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How to use ballroom in a sentence
It was formally recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1997, but officials there failed in their efforts to get ballroom dancing accepted into a Summer Games.How break dancing made the leap from ’80s pop culture to the Olympic stage | Rick Maese | February 9, 2021 | Washington Post
He’s used to carrying carloads of bachelorettes out to bars, prom-goers to hotel ballrooms and visiting celebrities to fancy restaurants.Inside the stretch limo where ‘Tiger King’ star Joe Exotic’s team waited for a pardon that never came | Maura Judkis | January 20, 2021 | Washington Post
Rather, it’s how the score swells when the game knows you’ve entered a grand ballroom.‘Hitman 3’ is the grandest stage for your own stories, even as it tries to end its own | Gene Park | January 19, 2021 | Washington Post
In a hotel ballroom, I listened to a talk by Arash Afraz, a 40-something neuroscientist at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland.An Existential Crisis in Neuroscience - Issue 94: Evolving | Grigori Guitchounts | December 30, 2020 | Nautilus
After a few years of playing with local bands in Chicago, Allen heard that Sun Ra, who rehearsed at a nearby ballroom every night and was becoming a force in the city’s jazz scene, was in search of musicians.Marshall Allen is 96 years old and still leading one of the most visionary jazz groups of all time | Shannon Effinger | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
A professional ballroom dancer and instructor, her name reflects a parallel that runs in both BDSM and dance: symbiosis.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau | Ian Frisch | December 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Exiting the hotel ballroom, philanthropist Tom Steyer also seemed to give Clinton a pass for not mentioning the pipeline project.Hillary Praises Fracking, Stays Silent on Keystone | David Freedlander | December 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Gathered in a cavernous underground hotel ballroom in Washington D.C., all the young people were serious and well dressed.
And it always works out that one gets the Latin ballroom and one gets standard.'So You Think You Can Dance' Winner Ricky Ubeda Is Adorable, and Tired | Kevin Fallon | September 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A few minutes after Christie finished up, it looked like there had been a fire drill in the ballroom.Sympathy for the Devils: Scenes From the Social Conservative Collapse | Olivia Nuzzi | June 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They stepped aside into an alcove set with card-tables, and Susannah gazed away from her companion and down the crowded ballroom.
Selina looked desperately down the ballroom, and her glance fell on Marius.
He moved still further away, so as not to appear to court their notice, and walked languidly down the ballroom.
The studio, which he built for himself, was as large as a ballroom, and furnished with a quite modern luxury.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4) | Richard Muther
Give me your arm, my dear doctor, and we will walk together through the ballroom.The Devil | Joseph O'Brien
British Dictionary definitions for ballroom
a large hall for dancing
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