dancehall

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dance·hall

 (dăns′hôl′)
n.
1. or dance hall A building or part of a building with facilities for dancing.
2. A style of reggae music that incorporates hip-hop and rhythm and blues elements. Also called ragga.

dancehall

(ˈdɑːnsˌhɔːl)
n
(Pop Music) a style of dance-oriented reggae, originating in the late 1980s
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Al-tan and his warriors turned toward me with expressions of immense satisfaction upon their faces, and then, apparently for Ajor's benefit, the chieftain swaggered to and fro a couple of times, swinging his great arms and his bulky shoulders for all the world like a drunken prize-fighter at a beach dancehall.
It mattered not whether he sat at dinner in the gold commissioner's house, called for the drinks in a dancehall, or submitted to an interview from the woman representative of the New York Sun, one and all of them held out their arms.
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A subsequent and related point of departure in dancehall's debates on skin bleaching highlights dancehalls dualities that remain its own paradox in its use of various methods, including ridicule and derision to discuss skin bleaching.
The officers added: "In the 1970s and 1980s, the pubs and dancehalls of Ireland were full of people who drank and drove.
For me, this ``selection'' is a return to the era when I was a kid in the '80s, when vinyl still ruled the dancehalls, and the sound systems of NYC, Kingston, and London were all about underground flava.
Rock steady eclipsed ska in popularity quite suddenly and completely in the dancehalls and open-air "sound system" dances of Kingston.
The programs fall into three categories -- Jamaica Naturally, which includes all soft adventure -- hiking, bird watching, mountain biking, etc; Taste of Jamaica, which highlights the culinary flavors of the country as well as its vibrant local artwork; and Roots Jamaica, which gives guests insight into Jamaica's rich cultural fabric -- from dancehalls and reggae clubs to historic Great Houses.
The man who bears a strong resemblance to Irish Country legend Big Tom McBride once fronted his own showband and toured the dancehalls of Ireland singing Country songs.
He hit dancehalls frequented by the hip crowd in his 70s and delighted in rabble-rousing, once demanding of a sports crowd chanting ``We're No.
The programs fall into three principal categories or streams - Jamaica Naturally, which includes all soft adventure - hiking, bird watching, mountain biking, etc; Taste of Jamaica, which highlights the culinary flavors of the country as well as its vibrant local artwork; and Roots Jamaica, which gives guests insight into Jamaica's rich cultural fabric - from dancehalls and reggae clubs to historic Great Houses.