dancehall

[ dans-hawl, dahns- ]
/ ˈdænsˌhɔl, ˈdɑns- /

noun

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Definition for dancehall (2 of 2)

dance hall

noun

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
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British Dictionary definitions for dancehall

dancehall
/ (ˈdɑːnsˌhɔːl) /

noun

a style of dance-oriented reggae, originating in the late 1980s
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