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première danseuse

[ French pruh-myerdahn-sœz ]
/ French prə myɛr dɑ̃ˈsœz /
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noun, plural pre·mières dan·seuses [French pruh-myerdahn-sœz]. /French prə myɛr dɑ̃ˈsœz/.
the leading female dancer in a ballet company.
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Origin of première danseuse

1820–30; <French: literally, first dancer (feminine)
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