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Meaning of SARABAND

Pronunciation:  'saru`band

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a stately court dance of the 17th and 18th centuries; in slow time
  2. [n]  music composed for dancing the saraband
 

SARABAND is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: ballroom music, dance, dance music, danceroom music, dancing, saltation, terpsichore

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sar"a*band\, n. [F. sarabande, Sp. zarabanda, fr. Per.
serbend a song.]
A slow Spanish dance of Saracenic origin, to an air in triple
time; also, the air itself.

      She has brought us the newest saraband from the court
      of Queen Mab.                            --Sir W.
                                               Scott.

 

 

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