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pas de trois

[French pahduh trwah] /French pɑdə ˈtrwɑ/
noun, plural pas de trois. Ballet.
1.
a dance for three dancers.
Origin of pas de trois
1755-1765
1755-65; < French: literally, step for three
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  • This I did especially with the troubadour in John of Paris for whom a pas de trois was introduced in that ballet.

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