Meaning of “cancan” in the English Dictionary

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"cancan" in British English

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cancannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkæn.kæn/ us /ˈkæn.kæn/

a fast dance, originally performed in France in the 19th century, in which a row of women on a stage kick their legs high and lift their skirts

(Definition of “cancan” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)