Definition of tour en l'air in English:

tour en l'air

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Pronunciation: /ɒ̃ lɛː
 
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noun (plural tours en l'air pronunc. same)

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

Origin

French, literally 'turn in the air'.

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