landler

ländler

[lent-ler]
noun, plural ländler, ländlers.
1.
an Austrian and southern German folk dance in moderately slow triple meter, antecedent to the waltz.
2.
music for this dance.
3.
a piano or orchestral composition patterned after such music.

Origin:
1875–80; < German: literally, something connected with Landl (literally, little land) name for Upper Austria, where the dance first became popular; see -er1

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ländler (German ˈlɛntlər)
 
n
1.  an Austrian country dance in which couples spin and clap
2.  a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance, in three-four time
 
[German, from dialect Landl Upper Austria]

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