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ecossaise

División en sílabas: e·cos·saise
Pronunciación: /ˌākōˈsāz
 
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Definición de ecossaise en inglés:

sustantivo (plural ecossaises pronounced igual)

An energetic country dance in duple time in which couples form lines facing each other.
Example sentences
  • The ecossaise was usually danced in 2/4 time.
  • In the midst of the third ecossaise there was a clatter of chairs being pushed back in the sitting room where the count and Marya Dmitrievna had been playing cards with the majority of the more distinguished and older visitors.

Origen

mid 19th century: from French, feminine of écossais 'Scottish'; the connection with Scotland is unclear.

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