Definition of allemande
1 : a musical composition or movement (as in a baroque suite) in moderate tempo and duple or quadruple time
2 a : a 17th and 18th century court dance developed in France from a German folk dance b : a dance step with arms interlaced
Origin of allemande
French, from feminine of allemand German
First Known Use: 1685
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