ballroom


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ball·room

 (bôl′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
A large room for dancing.

ballroom

(ˈbɔːlˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
n
a large hall for dancing

ball•room

(ˈbɔlˌrum, -ˌrʊm)

n.
a room for dancing.
[1730–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ballroom - large room used mainly for dancingballroom - large room used mainly for dancing  
discotheque, disco - a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
Translations
رَقْصُ الصّالاتصالَةُ رَقْص، مَرْقَص
společenskýtaneční sál
balsaldanse-dansesalselskabs-
bálteremtársasági tánc
ball, dansleikurdanssalur
plesovýtanečná sála
plesna dvorana
balobalo salonu

ballroom

[ˈbɔːlrʊm]
A. Nsalón m or sala f de baile
B. CPD ballroom dancing Nbaile m de salón

ballroom

[ˈbɔːlrʊm ˈbɔːlruːm] nsalle f de balballroom dancer ndanseur/euse m/f de salonballroom dancing ndanse f de salon

ballroom

[ˈbɔːlˌrʊm] nsala da ballo

ball2

(boːl) noun
a formal dance. a ball at the palace.
ˈballroom noun
a large room for a formal dance.
adjective
ballroom dancing.
References in classic literature ?
The perfume of countless roses, the music of the finest band in Europe, floated through the famous white ballroom of Devenham House.
Penelope stood upon the edge of the ballroom, her hand resting still upon her partner's arm.
Ten minutes before the clock struck nine the committee made a tour through the ballroom.
She made as though she were going back into the ballroom, but Hewet stopped her.
She took Miss Jones to the robing-room, and soon brought her back in regulation trim, and then we entered the ballroom with this benefactress unchallenged.
Show me the ballroom," he ordered, "and the winter garden.
He spoke of the exquisite work of French and Italian artists; with a gesture almost of reverence he pointed out the carving in the wonderful white ballroom.
With a slight rustle of her white dress trimmed with moss and ivy, with a gleam of white shoulders, glossy hair, and sparkling diamonds, she passed between the men who made way for her, not looking at any of them but smiling on all, as if graciously allowing each the privilege of admiring her beautiful figure and shapely shoulders, back, and bosom- which in the fashion of those days were very much exposed- and she seemed to bring the glamour of a ballroom with her as she moved toward Anna Pavlovna.
That mist which covers everything in that blissful time when childhood is just ending, and out of that vast circle, happy and gay, there is a path growing narrower and narrower, and it is delightful and alarming to enter the ballroom, bright and splendid as it is.
she answered, smiling back at him, for he too looked unusually debonair, and the thought of entering the ballroom on the arm of such a personable man caused Amy to pity the four plain Misses Davis from the bottom of her heart.
She knew she looked well, she loved to dance, she felt that her foot was on her native heath in a ballroom, and enjoyed the delightful sense of power which comes when young girls first discover the new and lovely kingdom they are born to rule by virtue of beauty, youth, and womanhood.
Its character as a ballroom caught him; and instead of passing on, he stopt for several minutes at the two superior sashed windows which were open, to look in and contemplate its capabilities, and lament that its original purpose should have ceased.