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Virginia reel

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noun
  1. an American country dance in which the partners start by facing each other in two lines.

Origin of Virginia reel

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20
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Virginia reel

noun
  1. an American country dance
  2. music written for or in the manner of this dance
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