Dance Halls

Large rooms or buildings set aside for dancing, but which may be used for other social functions. Distinguished from "ballrooms" by their less formal nature.

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3180
Names
dance halls American English
dance hall American English
halls, dance American English
dance-halls British English
dansgelegenheden Dutch
dansgelegenheid Dutch
dancings Dutch
danshuis Dutch
danshuizen Dutch
danstenten Dutch
salones de baile Spanish
salón de baile Spanish

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Large rooms or buildings set aside for dancing, but which may be used for other social functions. Distinguished from "ballrooms" by their less formal nature.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007235. The J. Paul Getty Trust.