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sissonne

[si-son, -sohn; French see-sawn] /sɪˈsɒn, -ˈsoʊn; French siˈsɔn/
noun, plural sissonnes
[si-sonz, -sohnz; French see-sawn] /sɪˈsɒnz, -ˈsoʊnz; French siˈsɔn/ (Show IPA).
Ballet.
1.
a jump in which the dancer lands on one foot, with the other extended to the back, front, or side.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; named after the Comte de Sissonne, 17th-century French noble, said to have invented it
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