dancehall

[ dans-hawl, dahns- ]

noun

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dance hall

noun
  1. 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

2
An Americanism dating back to 1855–60

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British Dictionary definitions for dancehall

dancehall

/ (ˈdɑːnsˌhɔːl) /


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

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