Definition of ballroom in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbôlˌro͞om/
Pronunciation: /ˈbôlˌro͝om/


1A large room used for dancing.
Example sentences
  • 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.
2Ballroom dancing: the number of people learning ballroom has doubled in the last two years
More example sentences
  • In this way, we teenagers picked up ballroom, jazz, jive and the frowned upon jitter bugging.
  • From ballroom, ballet and modern jazz to aerobics, dancerise, gymnastics, & jitterbug, dancing is the fun way to keep fit.
  • There are still many places where you can learn ballroom and there are a growing number of people who want to polish their Argentinean lounge-lizard skills and do the tango.

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Syllabification: ball·room

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