Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In printing, an angular form of script or writing-type, of which the following is an example:
- n. typography, dated A kind of script in which the heavy strokes are nearly upright, giving the characters when taken together a round look.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Print.) A kind of script in which the heavy strokes are nearly upright, giving the characters when taken together a round look.
- French (Wiktionary)
“The "Pont d'Avignon" is known to every French-speaking child, and with many variants the old "ronde" is sung and danced from the remotest plains of Canada to the valleys of the Swiss Alps. The good folk of Avignon, however, protest that their "rondes" were not danced perilously on the narrow Pont St. Benezet, but under its arches on the green meadows of the”
“The belief system behind tarantismo died out decades ago, but the three-day festival of Saints Peter and Paul at the end of June is still the best place to get a contemporary view of the customs once associated with it: especially compelling is the late-night phenomenon known as le ronde, improvised street performances of dance and music.”
“Let your legs really stretch in the ronde de jambe.”
“A bit of a ronde, a dance mimicking the entry of the season.”
“Et Dieu c que ca en casse des oreilles j'peux rendre sourds des heros a des kilometres a la ronde!!”
“But Comfort actually had some really nice lines -- she had a beautiful developed lift of the leg and a pretty ronde en l'air at the beginning, and a nice position in the first, waist-high lift.”
“And, on the trick where he ronde-d his leg over her, stepping around, then dipping her from behind: it looked like they were a little late, so he could only dip her once rather than shake her up and down like a rag doll.”
“If Derek would give her more balletic moves -- like that gorgeous ronde de jambe en l'air she did at the beginning and her beautiful stretch near the end - she'll do much better and her hip weaknesses won't be such an issue.”
“Workshop sous forme de table ronde avec 4 ados de 16-17 ans, étudiants à l'école internationale de Founex.”
“Fanny accepts his pay-off and, broken-hearted, embarks on a la ronde of subsequent relationships.”
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