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country-dance

[kuhn-tree-dans, -dahns] /ˈkʌn triˌdæns, -ˌdɑns/
noun
1.
a dance of rural English origin in which the dancers form circles or squares or in which they face each other in two rows.
Origin of country-dance
1570-1580
First recorded in 1570-80
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country dance

noun
1.
a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets and perform a series of movements, esp facing one another in a line
Derived Forms
country dancing, noun
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