square dancing

Definitions of square dancing
  1. noun
    American country dancing in which couples form squares
    synonyms: square dance
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    Scottish reel, reel
    a lively dance of Scottish Highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps
    quadrille
    a square dance of 5 or more figures for 4 or more couples
    highland fling
    a vigorous Scottish reel
    eightsome
    a Scottish reel for eight dancers
    lancers
    a quadrille for 8 or 16 couples
    type of:
    contra danse, contradance, contredanse, country dancing, country-dance
    a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
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