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Meaning of POLONAISE

Pronunciation:  `pâlu'neyz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a woman's dress with a tight bodice and an overskirt drawn back to reveal a colorful underskirt
 

POLONAISE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: dress, frock

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Po`lo*naise"\, a. [F. polonais, polonaise, Polish.]
    Of or pertaining to the Poles, or to Poland. [Written also
    {Polonese}.]
    
    
  2. \Po`lo*naise"\, n. [Written also Polonese and
    Polonoise.]
    1. The Polish language.
    
    2. An article of dress for women, consisting of a body and an
       outer skirt in one piece.
    
    3. (Mus.) A stately Polish dance tune, in 3-4 measure,
       beginning always on the beat with a quaver followed by a
       crotchet, and closing on the beat after a strong accent on
       the second beat; also, a dance adapted to such music; a
       polacca.
    
    
 

 

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