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house music

an up-tempo style of disco music characterized by deep bass rhythms, piano or synthesizer melodies, and soul-music singing, sometimes with elements of rap music.
Origin of house music
1985-90; probably after the Warehouse, a dance club in Chicago Unabridged
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  • All rooms have a fully stocked mini bar, in-house music, televisions and balconies with lounge chairs.
  • DJs play industrial-style and house music in dozens of nightclubs across the city.
  • Describes educational opportunities provided by the in-house music room and through field trips.
British Dictionary definitions for house music

House music

a type of disco music originating in the late 1980s, based on funk, with fragments of other recordings edited in electronically
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