country dancing

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Country dancing is traditional dancing in which people dance in rows or circles.

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  • country dancing — n [U] a traditional form of dance in which pairs of dancers move in rows and circles …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Country dancing — The term Country Dance was first coined in print by John Playford of London in 1651. It is a generic term for a social dance form in which two or more couples dance together in a set. In the course of the dance each dancer dances to his or her… …   Wikipedia

  • country dancing — noun a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line • Syn: ↑country dance, ↑contredanse, ↑contra danse, ↑contradance • Derivationally related forms: ↑contra danse (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • country dancing — ➡ folk dancing * * * …   Universalium

  • country dancing — UK / US noun [uncountable] British a traditional type of dancing in which people dance with a partner, moving in lines and circles as part of a larger group …   English dictionary

  • country dancing — noun (U) a traditional form of dance in which pairs of dancers move in rows and circles …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Scottish Country Dancing — bei Highland Games in Mount Vernon, Washington, 2005 Scottish Country Dancing (kurz SCD ) ist ein schottischer Gesellschaftstanz. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Gegenwart …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Scottish country dancing — [Scottish country dancing] a form of folk dancing originally from Scotland which includes fast lively dances usually for groups of three, four or five couples such as reels, jigs, hornpipes and strathspeys …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scottish country dancing — a form of folk dancing originally from Scotland which includes fast lively dances usually for groups of three, four or five couples such as reels, jigs, hornpipes and strathspreys. * * * …   Universalium

  • Country-western dance — Country/western dance, also called Country and Western dance, encompasses many dance forms or styles, which are typically danced to country western music, and which are stylistically associated with American country and/or western traditions.… …   Wikipedia

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