from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The art of creating and arranging dances or ballets.
- n. A work created by this art.
- n. Something, such as a series of planned situations, likened to dance arrangements.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The art of creating, arranging and recording the dance movements of a ballet etc.
- n. The representation of these movements by a series of symbols.
- n. The notation used to construct this record.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art of representing dancing by signs, as music is represented by notes; -- also called choregraphy.
- n. the art of composing dances for individuals or groups, including the planning of the movements and steps; also, the planning of movements and steps for figure skaters, performed on ice.
- n. the planning and coordination of activities for an event, especially one to be held in public.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of designing and arranging dances, especially ballet-dances.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a notation used by choreographers
- n. a show involving artistic dancing
- n. the representation of dancing by symbols as music is represented by notes
French chorégraphie : Greek khoreia, choral dance; see chorea + -graphie, writing (from Latin -graphia, -graphy).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French chorégraphie, from Ancient Greek χορεία (khoreia, "dance") + -graphy. (Wiktionary)