pas marché

[ French pah mar-shey ]
/ French pɑ marˈʃeɪ /

noun, plural pas mar·chés [French pah mar-shey]. /French pɑ marˈʃeɪ/. Ballet.

a marching step.
a walking step in which the turned-out pointed toe reaches the ground first, then the heel is lowered before the weight is transferred to the whole foot on the ground.

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Origin of pas marché

<French: literally, marching step

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