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pas de deux

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noun \-ˈdə(r), -ˈdü\

Definition of pas de deux

plural

pas de deux

\-ˈdər(z), -ˈdə(z), -ˈdü(z)\
  1. 1 :  a dance or figure for two performers

  2. 2 :  an intricate relationship or activity involving two parties or things



Origin and Etymology of pas de deux

French, literally, step for two


First Known Use: circa 1762

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