Virginia reel


noun

an American country dance in which the partners start by facing each other in two lines.

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Origin of Virginia reel

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20
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British Dictionary definitions for virginia reel

Virginia reel

noun

an American country dance
music written for or in the manner of this dance
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