farandole

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noun far·an·dole \ˈfer-ən-ˌdōl, ˈfa-rən-\

Definition of farandole

  1. 1 :  a lively Provençal dance in which men and women hold hands, form a chain, and follow a leader through a serpentine course

  2. 2 :  music in sextuple time for a farandole

Origin and Etymology of farandole

French farandole, from Occitan farandoulo


First Known Use: 1863


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