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Tyrolienne

[ti-roh-lee-en, tahy-; French tee-raw-lyen] /tɪˌroʊ liˈɛn, taɪ-; French ti rɔˈlyɛn/
noun, plural Tyroliennes
[ti-roh-lee-enz, tahy-; French tee-raw-lyen] /tɪˌroʊ liˈɛnz, taɪ-; French ti rɔˈlyɛn/ (Show IPA)
1.
a dance of the Tyrolean peasants.
2.
a song or melody, characteristically a yodel, suitable for such a dance.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < French, feminine of tyrolien pertaining to the Tyrol
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Tyrolienne

/tɪˌrəʊlɪˈɛn/
noun
1.
a lively peasant dance from the Tyrol
2.
a song composed for or in the style of this dance, characterized by the yodel
Word Origin
French: of the Tyrol
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