noun sis·sonne \sə̇ˈsän, -ˈsōn, -ˈsȯn\
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\sə̇ˈsän, -ˈsōn, -ˈsȯn\

Definition of sissonne



  1. :  a ballet step in which the legs are spread in the air and closed on the descent

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Origin and Etymology of sissonne

after François César de Roussy, count of Sissonne, 17th century French nobleman credited with the invention of the step

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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