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

  • Ailey, Alvin, Jr. 1931-1989. American choreographer whose works combine the styles of modern dance, ballet, jazz, and African ethnic dance.

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  • n. United States choreographer noted for his use of African elements (born in 1931)

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