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ballroom

[bawl-room, -roo m] /ˈbɔlˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a large room, as in a hotel or resort, with a polished floor for dancing.
Origin of ballroom
1730-1740
1730-40; ball2 + room
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ballroom

/ˈbɔːlˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a large hall for dancing
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Word Origin and History for ballroom
n.

1736, from ball (n.2) + room (n.). Ballroom dancing is attested by 1872.

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