ballroom

noun ball·room \ ˈbȯl-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m \
Updated on: 28 Jan 2018

Definition of ballroom

: a large room used for dances

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First Known Use of ballroom

1719


BALLROOM Defined for English Language Learners

ballroom

noun

Definition of ballroom for English Language Learners

  • : a large room used for dances


BALLROOM Defined for Kids

ballroom

noun ball·room \ ˈbȯl-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m \

Definition of ballroom for Students

: a large room for dances


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