Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large room for dancing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large room used for dancing and banquets.
  • n. A type of elegant dance

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A room for balls or dancing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A room expressly designed for balls or dancing parties, or a room in which such entertainments are given.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large room used mainly for dancing

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Examples

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  • The main ballroom, which is huge, is split between tradeshow area, where the booths are setup, and the audience and stage area.

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  • Anniversary Waltz," a silver-haired man next to me said, "Now that's what I call ballroom dancing.

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  • They rented out the main ballroom at the Portland Golf Club, and the setting was pretty fancy. needless to say, my Good Ol 'Boy Self felt a little out of place, but that's OK.

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  • When he says he'll wear his nutmeg-coloured shorts, open-toed sandals and a cotton-weave t-shirt inside the main ballroom, he does it.

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  • Aside from the academics, the school offers courses in ballroom dance, creative writing and golf.

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  • The ballroom is empty, save for tables set with tiny bowls of grandma candy and a DJ cranking the pleading song "Tell Me Something Good."

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  • And so all the ladies arrived in ballroom gowns, dressed to the nines (except for Melissa, who was fetchingly dressed in a suit complete with rogueish hat), and most of the men arrived in dashing suits, and the prom experience was complete.

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  • â⠂ ¬Å Half of the ballroom is ruined, â⠂ ¬Â?

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  • We certainly haven't time here today to go in any depth into all of the shortcomings of the state of our economy -- I understand my invitation was restricted to luncheon and this ballroom is required for other purposes at dinner.

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