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manège

[ma-nezh, -neyzh] /mæˈnɛʒ, -ˈneɪʒ/
noun
1.
the art of training and riding horses.
2.
the action, movements, or paces of a trained horse.
3.
a school for training horses and teaching horsemanship.
Also, manege.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < French < Italian maneggio; see manage
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manège

/mæˈneɪʒ/
noun
1.
the art of training horses and riders Compare dressage
2.
a riding school
Word Origin
C17: via French from Italian maneggio, from maneggiare to manage
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Word Origin and History for manege
n.

1640s, "riding school;" 1776, "horsemanship, movements proper to a trained horse," from French manège, from Italian maneggio, from maneggiare "to control (a horse)," (see manage (v.)).

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