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saut de basque

[French soh duh bask] /French soʊ də ˈbask/
noun, plural sauts de basque
[French soh duh bask] /French soʊ də ˈbask/ (Show IPA).
Ballet.
1.
a jump in which the dancer turns in the air while keeping the foot of one leg drawn up to the knee of the other.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; < French: literally, Basque jump
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