Allemande Left love


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  • n. Move in which two facing dancers take left hands or forearms, turn halfway around to the left, let go, and step forward.


From French Allemande German, originally from Latin allemanus, + Left. Contrary to some folk etymologies, this term does not come from the phrase "A la main" (by the hand). (Wiktionary)


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