carmagnole

noun
car·​ma·​gnole | \ ˈkär-mən-ˌyōl How to pronounce carmagnole (audio) \

Definition of carmagnole

1 : a lively song popular at the time of the first French Revolution
2 : a street dance in a meandering course to the tune of the carmagnole

First Known Use of carmagnole

1793, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for carmagnole

French

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“Carmagnole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carmagnole. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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