country-dance

noun
coun·​try-dance | \ ˈkən-trē-ˌdan(t)s How to pronounce country-dance (audio) \

Definition of country-dance

: any of various native English dances in which partners face each other especially in rows

First Known Use of country-dance

1577, in the meaning defined above

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“Country-dance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/country-dance. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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