A ballgown is a long dress that women wear to formal dances.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • ballgown — UK [ˈbɔːlˌɡaʊn] / US [ˈbɔlˌɡaʊn] noun [countable] Word forms ballgown : singular ballgown plural ballgowns a special long dress worn by a woman for dancing at a ball (= a formal social event) …   English dictionary

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