Definition of tour en l'air in English:

tour en l'air

Syllabification: tour en l'air
Pronunciation: /ˈto͝or än ˈle(ə)r
 
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noun (plural tours en l'air /ˈto͝orz/)

Ballet
A movement in which a dancer jumps straight upward and completes at least one full revolution in the air before landing.

Origin

French, literally 'turn in the air'.

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