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Definition of "dancehall" [dancehall]

  • A building or part of a building with facilities for dancing. (noun)
  • See ragga. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dancehall" in a sentence
  • "The hits and trends in dancehall reggae churn so rapidly that it's easy to miss them if you aren't involved in the scene."
  • "It is such a gem and he manages to have the audience mutter in support as Antoinette declares that she could use one of those evenings of dance in the reggae dancehall, when the dancehall is a holy place."
  • "Kartel favors the beat-driven fusion of reggae and rap known as dancehall that has stoked controversy across the Caribbean."
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