noun, plural pa·vanes [puh-vahnz, -vanz; French pa-van]. /pəˈvɑnz, -ˈvænz; French paˈvan/.
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After the Pavane came the Courante, a court dance performed on tiptoe with slightly jumping steps and many bows and curtseys.
Will you honour us by stepping the pavane with us, Marquise?Petticoat Rule|Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
Very fine was the bow he made as he said: 'Mademoiselle, may I entreat the honour of your hand for the pavane?A German Pompadour|Marie Hay
"They are going to dance the pavane almost at once," she murmured.The Law Inevitable|Louis Couperus
I have often seen them dancing the Pavane d'Espagne, which must be performed with the utmost majesty and grace.