Meaning of allemande
Pronunciation: (al'u-mand", -mänd", al"u-mand', -mänd' Fr. al&supschwa-mänd'), [key]
— pl. -mandes
- a 17th- and 18th-century dance in slow duple time.
- a piece of music based on its rhythm, often following the prelude in the classical suite.
- a figure performed in a quadrille.
- a German folk dance in triple meter, similar to the ländler.
- allemande (Thesaurus)