[ bal-uh-ney; French ba-law-ney ]
/ ˌbæl əˈneɪ; French ba lɔˈneɪ /
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noun, plural bal·lon·nés [bal-uh-neyz; French ba-law-ney]. /ˌbæl əˈneɪz; French ba lɔˈneɪ/. Ballet.
a broad leap with a battement to the front, side, or back.
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Origin of ballonné
1770–80; <French: literally, ballooned, i.e. done like a balloon
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