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NOUN (1)

1. a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line;
[syn: country-dance, country dancing, contredanse, contra danse, contradance]


VERB (1)

1. perform a contradance;
[syn: contradance, country-dance, contredanse, contra danse]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Contredanse \Con"tre*danse`\, n. [Cf. F. contredanse (fr. E. Country-dance). ] 1. (a) A dance in which the partners are arranged face to face, or in opposite lines. (b) The quadrille. [Obs.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Music) A piece of music in the rhythm of such a dance. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

contredanse n 1: a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line [syn: country-dance, country dancing, contredanse, contra danse, contradance] v 1: perform a contradance [syn: contradance, country-dance, contredanse, contra danse]