redowa

noun red·o·wa \ ˈredəwə , -dəvə \

Definition of redowa

plural -s
: 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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Origin and Etymology of redowa

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


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