Definition of dance hall
1 : a large room set aside or suitable for dances especially : a public hall offering facilities for dancing
2 dancehall \ ˈdan(t)s-ˌhȯl , ˈdän(t)s- \ : a genre of Jamaican music derived from reggae in which an artist improvises vocals over a recorded or live beat … anyone who knew her or worked with her knows that she loves dancehall and has much respect and passion for the genre.— Stephanie K —often used before another noun dancehall musicA key form of symbolic capital obtainable in Jamaica is knowledge and possession of many Jamaican dancehall records.— Marvin Sterling
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