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round dance

a dance performed by couples and characterized by circular or revolving movement, as the waltz.
a dance in which the dancers are arranged in or move about in a circle or ring.
Origin of round dance
1675-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for round dance
  • Elaborate, almost life-sized puppets lampooned a choral round dance in the first scene.
  • At the conclusion of the show, a round dance was held allowing both the show participants and spectators to dance together.
  • Bees have two basic dances-a round dance and a waggle dance.
  • Begin the music and start with the round dance and moving on to the crow dance, fancy, jingle or shawl.
British Dictionary definitions for round dance

round dance

a dance in which the dancers form a circle
a ballroom dance, such as the waltz, in which couples revolve
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