any of a variety of social or recreational dances performed by couples, as in a ballroom.
Origin of ballroom dance
First recorded in 1890–95
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social dancing, popular since the beginning of the 20th century, to dances in conventional rhythms (ballroom dances) such as the foxtrot and the quickstep
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