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port de bras

[French pawr duh bra] /French pɔr də ˈbra/
noun, Ballet.
1.
(used with a singular verb) the technique of moving the arms properly.
2.
(used with a plural verb) the exercises for developing this technique.
Origin of port de bras
1910-1915
1910-15; < French: carriage of arm
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