from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A moderately fast Spanish dance in duple meter.
- noun The music for this dance, often played at bullfights.
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- noun A fast
Spanish ballroom dancein double time
- noun the
musicfor such a dance, or for a march; used especially at bullfights
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- noun a ballroom dance in fast duple time
- noun music in march time composed for dancing the paso doble; often played at bull fights
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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We have the samba next and a team paso doble with Ricki and Derek, and Rob and Cheryl.
On Monday night, it was pro Karina Smirnoff's turn, who got her foot tangled in partner Ralph Macchio's long officer's coat during the paso doble and tumbled to the ground.
"The Spaniards dance the paso doble, the Italians dance the tarantella, but the whole word dances the tango," he says.
It Takes Two to Tango, So Long as They're Both Argentines Matt Moffett 2011
We have the Argentine tango, the paso doble and then a cha-cha relay.
And it only got worse, because during his first dance Monday night, the intense paso doble, he twisted the same ankle again.
For the paso doble, for example, it usually involves some variation on dramatic black and red.
What a feat of choreography it must be, as complex as any paso doble, to get eight big men locked together with eight other big men, on their feet, not moving, awaiting the arrival of the ball.
What a feat of choreography it must be – as complex as any paso doble – to get eight big men locked together with eight other big men, on their feet, not moving, awaiting the arrival of the object of desire, or the ball, as we social anthropologists call it.
Though she's usually right on the money with her footwork, Kane has trouble emoting the more expressive dances, like the paso doble and Argentine tango.
But the viewers saved him, and he rewarded his fans with a stirring paso doble set to the tune of "Gonna Fly Now" from Rocky.