ice dancing

noun
a competitive ice-skating event in which a couple, using basic skating figures and not being permitted to use lifts, performs choreographed movements to music, based on traditional ballroom dances.

Origin:
1920–25

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ice dance
 
n
any of a number of dances, mostly based on ballroom dancing, performed by a couple skating on ice
 
ice dancer
 
n
 
ice dancing
 
n

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Main Entry:  ice dancing
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a style of ice skating, usu. by couples, involving choreographed dance moves
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Preparing your own taxes requires the stamina of cross-country skiing, the finesse of ice dancing and the courage of the halfpipe.
In figure skating circles, perhaps the only surprise was that the accusations did not involve ice dancing.
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