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English definition of “ballgown”

ballgown

noun [C]     /ˈbɔːl.ɡaʊn/ US  /ˈbɑːl-/
a formal dress that is often made from an expensive material and usually has a long skirtClothes which cover most of the body
(Definition of ballgown noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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