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passade Line breaks: pas|sade
Pronunciation: /pəˈseɪd/

Definition of passade in English:


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.


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

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