Meaning of fête galante*

fête ga•lante

Pronunciation: (fet ga-länt'), [key]
— pl. fêtes ga•lantes
  1. See fête champêtre.
  2. a representation, in art, of elegantly dressed groups at play in a rural or parklike setting.
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