Definition of Virginia reel in English:

Virginia reel

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noun

  • A lively North American country dance performed by a number of couples facing each other in parallel lines.
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    • According to his diary, the hearth was christened with a fire, supper was served on a workbench lit by candles, and the few merry guests danced the Virginia reel.
    • They do the Virginia reel and Scarlett's striking black dress and Rhett's black dandy suit cut a figure against the rest of the colorful ball gowns.
    • In Nevada, she learned to ride with cowboys and sometimes rode 12 miles to dance Virginia reels.

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