Definition of dance hall in English:

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noun

  • 1A large public hall or building where people pay to enter and dance.
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    • The first floor of the Paramount was the lobby, kitchen and shops, the second floor was the dance hall and banquet hall and the third floor was a hotel.
    • Nimbin Hall has also served the community as school, hospital, library, cinema, theatre, concert hall and dance hall.
    • Fifty years ago, most British towns had their own dance hall, where couples could foxtrot, dine or watch cabaret.
  • 2 (dancehall) [mass noun] An uptempo style of dance music derived from reggae, in which a DJ improvises lyrics over a recorded backing track or to the accompaniment of live musicians.
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    • Now pouring all of this emotion into a variety of styles ranging from dancehall, reggae and gospel to jazz and RnB, his debut album is all but finished.
    • He presents a crucial hour of rocksteady, ska, ragga, dancehall, dub and the best reggae.
    • He is also the first dancehall / reggae artist to perform during the live broadcast.

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