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synonyms for contredanse

  • contra dance
  • folk dance
  • hoedown
  • square dance
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How to use contredanse in a sentence

Flocks of old gulls, enormous as hens, fluttered with evolutions like a contredanse upon its glossy surface.
THE DEAD COMMANDVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
The contredanse represented was originally the old country dance exported to France and returned with certain arrangements added.
THE DANCE (BY AN ANTIQUARY)ANONYMOUS
"Amidst more youthful engagements, don't forget you are engaged to me for a contredanse," she said.
MILES TREMENHERE, VOL 2 OF 2ANNETTE MARIE MAILLARD
Contredanse is the French original, and means that the parties stand opposite to each other.
EVERY-DAY ERRORS OF SPEECHL. P. MEREDITH
The French contredanse was borrowed from the English country-dance.
ENGLISH PAST AND PRESENTRICHARD CHEVENIX TRENCH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTREDANSE

  • contra dance
  • contredanse
  • folk dance
  • hoedown
  • square dance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.