contredanse

noun

con·​tre·​danse ˈkän-trə-ˌdan(t)s How to pronounce contredanse (audio)
 also  kōⁿ-trə-ˈdäⁿs

variant of contra dance

1
: a folk dance in which couples face each other in two lines or a square
2
: a piece of music for a contra dance

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“Contredanse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/contredanse. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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