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Tyrolienne

[ ti-roh-lee-en, tahy-; French tee-raw-lyen ]
/ tɪˌroʊ liˈɛn, taɪ-; French ti rɔˈlyɛn /
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noun, plural Ty·ro·li·ennes [ti-roh-lee-enz, tahy-; French tee-raw-lyen]. /tɪˌroʊ liˈɛnz, taɪ-; French ti rɔˈlyɛn/.
a dance of the Tyrolean peasants.
a song or melody, characteristically a yodel, suitable for such a dance.
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Origin of Tyrolienne

1885–90; <French, feminine of tyrolien pertaining to the Tyrol

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British Dictionary definitions for Tyrolienne

Tyrolienne
/ (tɪˌrəʊlɪˈɛn) /

noun
a lively peasant dance from the Tyrol
a song composed for or in the style of this dance, characterized by the yodel

Word Origin for Tyrolienne

French: of the Tyrol
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