Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A style of disco music with a heavy bass beat, initially popularized in underground all-night parties held in abandoned warehouses.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A particular type of electronic dance music with an uptempo beat and recurring kickdrum.

Etymologies

After (The Ware)house, nightclub in Chicago where it was first popularized.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the name of the Warehouse club in Chicago, where this style of music was invented (Wiktionary)

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