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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dance hall - large room used mainly for dancingdance hall - 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"
References in classic literature ?
With his fist he broke a large mirror in the wash room of a hotel and later went about smashing windows and breaking chairs in dance halls for the joy of hearing the glass rattle on the floor and seeing the terror in the eyes of clerks who had come from Sandusky to spend the evening at the resort with their sweethearts.
This ball was held in a big dance hall, and was one of the occasions when the city's powers of debauchery gave themselves up to madness.
He sat in a dance hall with Jurgis and Halloran until one or two in the morning, exchanging experiences.
Come on City of Culture Open up the dance halls I want to go out dancing I long to sweep across the floor But we haven't any dance halls We haven't got them any more I want to do the quick-step, The tango and the waltz To salsa and to cha-cha To simply cut the rug.
With the exception of Edgbaston's Tower Ballroom, which began life as a skating rink before dispensing with the ice in the 1920s, the city's dance halls are long gone now - the West End Ballroom, Tony's, the Locarno, Madame Amy's and the Palais de Danse.
STRICTLY judge Darcey Bussell wants to partner co-panellist Len Goodman - on a campaign to reopen Britain's dance halls.
The case studies include, dance halls in the early 20th century, the impact of Elvis Presley, the punk movement in the late 70AEs and early 80AEs, and most recently, teensAE Internet presence.
THE DISTRICT COURT METROPOLITAN DISTRICT COURT AREA IN THE MATTER OF THE PUBLIC DANCE HALLS LICENCE, 1935 DUBLIN ANNUAL LICENSING COURT APPLICANT: LUCAN SPA LIMITED TAKE NOTICE that the Lucan Spa Hotel Limited, will apply to Court No.
Len wants your dance memories TRINITY Mirror is to publish a book on old dance halls .
When the mid-1960s arrived, music changed and so did the dance halls.
WITH regard to the letters about dance halls and bands.
The past tense is used because all the Grass Dance halls have long disappeared from the North Dakota landscape.