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

  • n. A formal dance held for a high-school or college class typically at or near the end of the academic year.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a promenade concert
  • n. promenade
  • n. a formal ball held at a college near the end of the academic year

Etymologies

Short for promenade.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Abbreviation of promenade. (Wiktionary)

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