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"square dance" in British English

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square dancenoun [C]

uk   us  
in the US, a ​traditionaldance in which four ​pairs of ​dancersdance together
(Definition of square dance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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square dancenoun [C]

 us   /ˈskweər ˌdæns/
an ​active, often fast-moving dance in which each of four ​pairs of ​dancerstakes a ​positionopposite another ​pair and at the same ​distance, ​forming a square
(Definition of square dance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “square dance”
in Chinese (Simplified) 方形舞(4对男女同跳的美国传统舞蹈)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 方塊舞(四對男女同跳的美國傳統舞蹈)…
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