contrapás

noun
con·​tra·​pás | \ ˌkōn‧trəˈpäs \
plural contrapases\ -​ä(ˌ)sās \

Definition of contrapás

: a Catalan chain dance of ceremonial origin with grapevine steps varied in rhythm and direction according to the province

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History and Etymology for contrapás

Spanish, from Catalan contrapàs, from contra- (from Latin) + pas step, dance step, from Latin passus step

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“Contrapás.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/contrap%C3%A1s. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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