Meaning of “square dance” in the English Dictionary

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"square dance" in British English

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square dancenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈskweə ˌdɑːns/ us /ˈskwer ˌdæns/

in the US, a traditional dance in which four pairs of dancers dance together

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

"square dance" in American English

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square dancenoun [ C ]

us /ˈskweər ˌdæns/

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

(Definition of “square dance” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)