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Meaning of CONTREDANSE

Pronunciation:  'kântri`dans

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
  2. [v]  perform a contradance
 

CONTREDANSE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: contra danse, contra danse, contradance, country dancing, country-dance, country-dance
 
 See Also: dance, do-si-do, folk dance, folk dancing, landler, longways, longways dance, promenade, sashay, square dance, square dancing, swing, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con"tre*danse`\, n. [Cf. F. contredanse (fr. E.
{Country-dance}). ]
1.
   (a) A dance in which the partners are arranged face to
       face, or in opposite lines.
   (b) The quadrille. [Obs.]

2. (Music) A piece of music in the rhythm of such a dance.

 

 

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