basse danse

noun \(ˈ)bäs-¦däⁿs\

Definition of basse danse


basses danses

\(ˈ)bäs-¦däⁿs, -¦däⁿ-səz\
  1. :  a stately 15th century court dance that was ancestor to the minuet

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Origin and Etymology of basse danse

French basse-danse, danse basse, literally, low dance

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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