Definition of rigadoon in English:

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rigadoon

Pronunciation: /ˌrɪɡəˈduːn/

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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