allemande

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noun, often capitalized al·le·mande \ ˈa-lə-ˌman(d) , -mən , -ˌmänd , senses 1a & 2 also ˌa-lə-ˈ \

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 and Etymology of allemande

French, from feminine of allemand German


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