Meaning of contredanse

con•tre•danse

Pronunciation: (kon'tru-dans", -däns" Fr. kôn-tr&supschwadäns'), [key]
— pl. -dans•es
  1. a variation of the quadrille in which the dancers face each other.
  2. a piece of music suitable for such a dance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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