redowa

noun
red·​o·​wa | \ ˈredəwə, -dəvə \
plural -s

Definition of redowa

: either of two popular Bohemian ballroom dances of the 19th century:
a : a dance in triple time resembling a waltz
b : a dance in ²/₄ time resembling a polka

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History and Etymology for redowa

French & German; French rédowa, from German redowa, from Czech rejdovák, from rejdovati to steer around, drive, whirl around

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“Redowa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redowa. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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