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galop

[gal-uh p] /ˈgæl əp/
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
1830-1840
1830-40; < French galop; see gallop
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galop

/ˈɡæləp/
noun
1.
a 19th-century couple dance in quick duple time
2.
a piece of music composed for this dance
Also called gallopade
Word Origin
C19: from French; see gallop
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