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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A ballroom dance in 2/4 time, characterized by long, sliding steps.
  • n. The music for this dance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A ballroom dance in duple time, having long, sliding steps
  • n. A piece of music for this dance

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of round dance in march or polka time; also, a piece of music for this dance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A round dance, danced by couples, the partners moving together in a series of sliding steps in two-two time, the first step of each measure being longer than the second and termed a ‘slide.’
  • n. The music for such a dance, which is in duple or quadruple rhythm, not essentially different from a rapid march or quick-step.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. dance the two-step
  • n. a ballroom dance in duple meter; marked by sliding steps

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