galop

noun
ga·​lop | \ ˈga-ləp How to pronounce galop (audio) , ga-ˈlō How to pronounce galop (audio) \

Definition of galop

: a lively dance in duple measure also : the music of a galop

First Known Use of galop

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for galop

borrowed from French galop, galope, literally, gallop entry 2

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“Galop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/galop. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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