country-dance

[kuhn-tree-dans, -dahns]
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noun

a dance of rural English origin in which the dancers form circles or squares or in which they face each other in two rows.

Nearby words

  1. country seat,
  2. country singer,
  3. country store,
  4. country-and-western,
  5. country-bred,
  6. country-fried,
  7. countryfied,
  8. countryfolk,
  9. countryman,
  10. countrypeople

Origin of country-dance

First recorded in 1570–80

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