from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An American country-dance in which couples perform various steps together to the instructions of a caller.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the common name throughout the United States for the old English “country dance,” or contradance (contredanse).
- n. an old English contradance; -- so called in the United States.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. etc. See reel, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines
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