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ice dancing

noun
1.
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
1920-1925
1920-25
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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.
Contemporary definitions for ice dancing
noun

a style of ice skating, usu. by couples, involving choreographed dance moves

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