/ (ləˈvɒltə) /
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for lavolta
C16: from Italian la volta the turn; see volta
Words nearby lavolta
Lavinia, lavish, lavishly, Lavoisier, Lavoisier, Antoine, lavolta, law, law-abiding, law agent, law and order, lawbook
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How to use lavolta in a sentence
Yes, ladies, you have been dancing the lavolta of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries without being aware of it.The Lancashire Witches|William Harrison Ainsworth
The passamezzo, passy-measure or half-measure was a popular Elizabethan dance, like the coranto and lavolta.Days of the Discoverers|L. Lamprey
The Lavolta was fashionable in the 16th century and was the delight of the Valois court.