Definition of ballroom in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːlruːm
, -rʊm/


  • 1A large room for formal dancing.
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    • There were ballrooms, three dining rooms, a social hall, beauty and barbershops, four bars, a Grand Salon and other entertainment salons.
    • I live in the biggest rooms: the drawing room, the dining room and the ballroom.
    • The main hall has stone pillars and gives access to a ballroom, drawing room and library.
  • 2 [mass noun] Ballroom dancing: the number of people learning ballroom has doubled in the last two years
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    • It was the same as teaching ballroom everywhere: you were part dance teacher, part well-mannered gigolo.
    • From ballroom, ballet and modern jazz to aerobics, dancerise, gymnastics, & jitterbug, dancing is the fun way to keep fit.
    • In this way, we teenagers picked up ballroom, jazz, jive and the frowned upon jitter bugging.

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