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square dance

noun [C]  /ˈskweər ˌdæns/ us  
an active, often fast-moving dance in which each of four pairs of dancers takes a position opposite another pair and at the same distance, forming a square
Translations of “square dance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 方塊舞(四對男女同跳的美國傳統舞蹈)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 方形舞(4对男女同跳的美国传统舞蹈)…
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