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How did a dancing party come to be called a "ball"?

Question #126035. Asked by star_gazer.
Last updated May 25 2012.
Originally posted May 25 2012 2:51 PM.

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Social dance forms a large part of the evening; actual ballroom dancing may or ... The word 'ball' is derived from the Latin word "ballare", meaning 'to dance'; the ...
tin word ballere

May 25 2012, 3:01 PM
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