halling

noun

hal·​ling
ˈhäliŋ,
ˈhal-
plural -s
1
: an acrobatic Norwegian dance in duple measure for one to three single dancers
2
: a lively dance tune written in a major key usually in ²/₄ time and usually played on the Hardanger fiddle

Word History

Etymology

Norwegian, from Hallingdal a valley in southern Norway

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“Halling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/halling. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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