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"Ballroom" is a noun which is often translated as "el salón de baile", and "dance hall" is a noun which is also often translated as "el salón de baile". Learn more about the difference between "ballroom" and "dance hall" below.
ballroom(
bal
-
rum
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (venue)
a. el salón de baile
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My wife and I used to go down to see Duke Ellington's band at the ballroom in Old Orchard Beach.Mi mujer y yo solíamos ir a ver la orquesta de Duke Ellington en el salón de baile de Old Orchard Beach.
b. la sala de baile
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The hotel boasts one of the premier ballrooms in the country.El hotel cuenta con una de las principales salas de baile del país.
2. (dance)
a. el baile de salón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Vanessa teaches ballroom at a studio downtown.Vanessa da clases de baile de salón en un estudio en el centro.
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dance hall(
dahns
 
hal
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (establishment)
a. el salón de baile
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Dad told us how he used to go to dance halls in the 1940s in the hope of meeting girls.Papá nos contó que solía ir a los salones de baile en los años 40 con la esperanza de conocer chicas.
b. la sala de fiestas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The dance hall was decorated for the happy event.Se decoró la sala de fiestas para el feliz acontecimiento.
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