redowa

[ red-uh-wuh, -vuh ]
/ ˈrɛd ə wə, -və /

noun

a Bohemian dance in two forms, one resembling the waltz or the mazurka, the other resembling the polka.

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Origin of redowa

1855–60; <French rédowa or German Redowa<Czech rejdovák, derivative of rejdovat to steer, wheel about
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British Dictionary definitions for redowa

redowa
/ (ˈrɛdəvə, -wə) /

noun

a Bohemian folk dance similar to the waltz

Word Origin for redowa

C19: via French and German from Czech rejdovák, from rejdovati to guide around
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