- another word for volta
C16: from Italian la volta the turn; see volta
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Examples from the Web for lavolta
Yes, ladies, you have been dancing the lavolta of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries without being aware of it.The Lancashire Witches
William Harrison Ainsworth
The passamezzo, passy-measure or half-measure was a popular Elizabethan dance, like the coranto and lavolta.Days of the Discoverers
The Lavolta was fashionable in the 16th century and was the delight of the Valois court.