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galop

[ gal-uhp ]
/ ˈgæl əp /
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noun

a lively round dance in duple time.
a piece of music for, or in the rhythm of, this dance.

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Also called gallopade, gal·o·pade .

Origin of galop

1830–40; <French galop;see gallop
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British Dictionary definitions for galop

galop
/ (ˈɡæləp) /

noun

a 19th-century couple dance in quick duple time
a piece of music composed for this dance
Also called: gallopade

Word Origin for galop

C19: from French; see gallop
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