allemande

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See also: Allemande and Allémande

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French allemande (German (dance)).

Noun[edit]

allemande (plural allemandes)

  1. A popular instrumental dance form in Baroque music, and a standard element of a suite, generally the first or second movement.

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Verb[edit]

allemande (third-person singular simple present allemandes, present participle allemanding, simple past and past participle allemanded)

  1. To perform this dance.
    • 1991, Stephen King, Needful Things
      The gaudy splashes of lightning made it seem that some weird dance was going on, one where you threw your partner into the nearest tree instead of allemanding her, or dug your knee into his crotch instead of doing a do-si-do.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

allemande

  1. feminine singular of allemand

Noun[edit]

allemande f (plural allemandes)

  1. allemande (dance)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: allemande

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

allemande f pl

  1. plural of allemanda