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  • adjective Of or pertaining to the Poles, or to Poland.
  • noun The Polish language.

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Examples

  • This clip shows his way with Chopin — the arrangement, combining the "Minute" Waltz and the A-flat Polonaise, is an abomination, but it's Chopin's notes, for the most part, and Liberace shows some nice limpid fingerwork as well as a real feel for the style.

    Homage to Walter Busterkeys

  • This clip shows his way with Chopin — the arrangement, combining the "Minute" Waltz and the A-flat Polonaise, is an abomination, but it's Chopin's notes, for the most part, and Liberace shows some nice limpid fingerwork as well as a real feel for the style.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • "The Polonaise is beginning," murmured Madame Morenski.

    Katrinka: The Story of a Russian Child

  • This dress was laced from top to bottom in front, and bore some resemblance to that called Polonaise, still worn by children in Scotland of the lower rank.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • The Polish have a breadcrumb treatment known as Polonaise topping, where they brown breadcrumbs in butter and put them on top of cooked vegetables usually, cauliflower being a particular favourite.

    At My Table

  • This dress was laced from top to bottom in front, and bore some resemblance to that called Polonaise, still worn by children in Scotland of the lower rank.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • The Polonaise is a dignified promenade, with which German balls invariably commence.

    Vivian Grey

  • This dress was laced from top to bottom in front, and bore some resemblance to that called Polonaise, still worn by children in Scotland of the lower rank.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • Langer, who rearranged the manuscript with loving care, interweaving different compositions from Weber, as for instance his "Invitation a la valse", and his "Polonaise", which are dexterously introduced into the ballet of the second act.

    The Standard Operaglass Detailed Plots of One Hundred and Fifty-one Celebrated Operas

  • "Polonaise," exclaimed the little lady, amid a wild whoop of laughter.

    The Motor Maids at Sunrise Camp

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