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country-dance

[ kuhn-tree-dans, -dahns ]
/ ˈkʌn triˌdæns, -ˌdɑns /
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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.
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Origin of country-dance

First recorded in 1570–80
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British Dictionary definitions for country-dance

country dance

noun
a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets and perform a series of movements, esp facing one another in a line

Derived forms of country dance

country dancing, noun
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