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.
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)
Hotels played loungey house music at night and discreetly served beer and wine.