Virginia reel

noun

Definition of Virginia reel

: an American dance in which two lines of couples face each other and all couples in turn dance in a series of figures

First Known Use of Virginia reel

1817, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Virginia reel was in 1817

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“Virginia reel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Virginia%20reel. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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Virginia reel

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Virginia reel

: a traditional American dance in which two lines of people face each other and take turns doing a series of movements with the person they are facing

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