from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A spirited circle dance of Provençal derivation.
- n. The music for this circle dance.
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- n. A lively chain dance in 6/8 time, of Provençal origin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A rapid dance in six-eight time in which a large number join hands and dance in various figures, sometimes moving from room to room. It originated in Provence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a lively dance from Provence; all the dancers join hands and execute various figures
French, from Provençal farandoulo; akin to Spanish farándula, troupe of traveling comedians.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French farandole, from Occitan farandoulo. (Wiktionary)