Definition of country dance in English:

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country dance

Pronunciation: /ˈkəntrē dans/


A traditional type of social English dance, in particular one performed by couples facing each other in long lines.
Example sentences
  • Scottish country dance groups worldwide today continue the tradition of social dancing popularized by the Society since its founding in 1923.
  • He finds good direction right in the text, such as the description of Mr. Fezziwig's raucous English country dance party.
  • When the set of the country dance brought them together, she whispered, ‘You should not have approached me.’

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Syllabification: coun·try dance

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