house music

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house music

n.
A style of electronic dance music with a heavy, synthesized bass and drum lines and rapid tempos, originally popularized at parties held in abandoned warehouses.

[After (The Ware)house, nightclub in Chicago where it was first popularized.]

House music

or

House

n
(Music, other) 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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n.
an up-tempo style of disco music characterized by deep bass rhythms, piano or synthesizer melodies, and soul-music singing.
[1985–90; probably after the Warehouse, a dance club in Chicago]
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