Meaning of rigadoon


Pronunciation: (rig"u-dn'), [key]
— n.
  1. a lively dance, formerly popular, for one couple, characterized by a jumping step and usually in quick duple meter.
  2. a piece of music for this dance or in its rhythm.
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