alla tedesca

adverb (or adjective)
al·​la te·​des·​ca | \ ˌälətəˈdeskə, ˌal-, -tāˈ- \

Definition of alla tedesca

1 : in the style of the allemande
2 : in the style of the ländler or the waltz

First Known Use of alla tedesca

1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for alla tedesca

Italian, in the German manner

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“Alla tedesca.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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