Definition of passade in English:

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passade

Pronunciation: /pəˈseɪd/

noun

A movement performed in advanced dressage and classical riding, in which the horse performs a 180° turn, with its forelegs describing a large circle and its hind legs a smaller one.

Origin

Mid 17th century: French, from Italian passata or Provençal passada, from medieval Latin passare 'to pass'.

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