an up-tempo style of disco music characterized by deep bass rhythms, piano or synthesizer melodies, and soul-music singing, sometimes with elements of rap music.
Origin of house music
1985–90; probably after the Warehouse, a dance club in Chicago
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a type of disco music originating in the late 1980s, based on funk, with fragments of other recordings edited in electronically
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