a 17th- and 18th-century dance in slow duple time.
a piece of music based on its rhythm, often following the prelude in the classical suite.
a figure performed in a quadrille.
a German folk dance in triple meter, similar to the ländler.
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How to use allemande in a sentence
Place it in a deep dish, cover it with a sauce allemande (Art. 81).French Dishes for American Tables | Pierre Caron
Instead of Spanish sauce, allemande sauce (Art. 81) is often preferred.French Dishes for American Tables | Pierre Caron
Frohberger composed also an allemande intended to commemorate an event which he experienced on the Rhine.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2) | Carl Engel
"Voir la peinture de ce caractère dans toute la littérature anglaise et allemande," he says in a footnote.Home Life in Germany | Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
Instead of using either milk or cream, you can use a small quantity of sauce allemande.Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery | A. G. Payne
British Dictionary definitions for allemande
the first movement of the classical suite, composed in a moderate tempo in a time signature of four-four
any of several German dances
a figure in country dancing or square dancing by means of which couples change position in the set
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