galop

galop

[gal-uhp]
noun
1.
a lively round dance in duple time.
2.
a piece of music for, or in the rhythm of, this dance.
Also called gallopade, galopade.


Origin:
1830–40; < French galop; see gallop

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galop (ˈɡæləp)
 
n
1.  a 19th-century couple dance in quick duple time
2.  a piece of music composed for this dance
 
[C19: from French; see gallop]

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