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cracovienne

[kruh-koh-vee-en, kruh-koh-vee-en] /krəˌkoʊ viˈɛn, krəˈkoʊ viˌɛn/
noun
1.
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  • The cracovienne produced a tremendous sensation; there were four rounds of applause.

    Frederic Chopin, v. 1 (of 2) Moritz Karasowski
  • There were also some Viennese dancers, who introduced, I believe, the cracovienne.

    A Backward Glance at Eighty Charles A. Murdock
  • He could dance a Tarantella like a Lazzarone, and execute a cracovienne with all the mincing graces of a ballet heroine.

    Coningsby Benjamin Disraeli
  • I saw Fanny Elssler dance the cracovienne and the cachucha, and it is a memory which will linger with me always.

    As I Remember Marian Gouverneur

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