noun, plural al·le·mandes [al-uh-mandz, -mahndz, al-uh-mandz, -mahndz; French aluh-mahnd] /ˈæl əˌmændz, -ˌmɑndz, ˌæl əˈmændz, -ˈmɑndz; French aləˈmɑ̃d/.
Origin of allemande
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Historical Examples of allemande
Instead of Spanish sauce, Allemande sauce (Art. 81) is often preferred.
The Branle in its original form had steps like the Allemande.
I never practised such an Allemande as this since I have been a dancing-master.The Dance of Death
The Germans have a dance called the Allemande, in which the men and women form a ring.A Treatise on the Art of Dancing
Reduce one half on the fire, put through a sieve, add half a pint of Allemande sauce (Art. 81); heat again on the fire, and serve.
Word Origin for allemande
a German dance, 1775, from French Allemande, fem. of allemand "German" (see Alemanni). As a move in country or square dancing, from 1808.