any of a variety of social or recreational dances performed by couples, as in a ballroom.
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From The Waltz To The Jitterbug: How Classic Dances Got Their NamesAs you may suspect, the term “ballroom dancing” originates with the word “ball.” But what you may not know is that “ball” comes from the Latin word ballare , which means “to dance.” So what about all those dances performed in the ballroom? How did they get their names? The waltz The waltz is now considered a harmless, traditional type of ballroom dancing. But in 1825, …
Origin of ballroom dance
First recorded in 1890–95
Related formsballroom dancing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ballroom dancing
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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