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rigaudon

[French ree-goh-dawn] /French ri goʊˈdɔ̃/
noun, plural rigaudons
[French ree-goh-dawn] /French ri goʊˈdɔ̃/ (Show IPA)
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British Dictionary definitions for rigaudon

rigadoon

/ˌrɪɡəˈduːn/
noun
1.
an old Provençal couple dance, light and graceful, in lively duple time
2.
a piece of music for or in the rhythm of this dance
Word Origin
C17: from French, allegedly from its inventor Rigaud, a dancing master at Marseille
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