Definition of rigadoon in English:

rigadoon

Line breaks: riga|doon
Pronunciation: /ˌrɪgəˈduːn
 
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noun

  • A lively dance for couples, in duple or quadruple time, of Provençal origin.

Origin

late 17th century: from French rigaudon, perhaps named after its inventor, said to be a dance teacher called Rigaud.

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