dis·​co·​theque | \ ˈdi-skə-ˌtek How to pronounce discotheque (audio) , ˌdis-kə-ˈtek \
variants: or discothèque

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Recent Examples on the Web And so began Chez Régine, widely regarded as the world’s first discotheque. New York Times, 1 May 2022 The set was designed to suggest the close quarters of a discotheque. Los Angeles Times, 4 Oct. 2021 Real Armenian coffee will keep you awake until the discotheque closes. Megan Wood, Travel + Leisure, 14 July 2021 Inspired by Gaynor, the high priestess of the discotheque, Gloria’s case and crown sport black spinels, pink and yellow sapphires, and diamonds, making a striking contrast against a dial plate of hematite, onyx and pink opal. Harper's BAZAAR, 9 Dec. 2020 Below is a European-style discotheque he's dubbed Club James. Gary Baum, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 Mar. 2020 As a fan of fiction that weaves historical fact into its world (see Mad Men's JFK episode or Deutschland 86's on the Berlin discotheque bombings), Christopher hits a lot of sweet spots in Darkness on the Edge of Town. Nathan Mattise, Ars Technica, 29 June 2019 All this, plus Dazzler makes her debut, in a period-appropriate discotheque. Graeme Mcmillan, WIRED, 7 June 2019 The go-go trend dates back to Paris in 1963, when Elmer Valentine, a Los Angeles restaurant owner, visited a Left Bank discotheque. Marc Myers, WSJ, 6 Apr. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of discotheque

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for discotheque

French discothèque, from disque disk, record + -o- + -thèque (as in bibliothèque library)

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“Discotheque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/discotheque. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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