saraband: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sar'u-band"), [key]
- a slow, stately Spanish dance, esp. of the 17th and 18th centuries, in triple meter, derived from a vigorous castanet dance.
- a piece of music for or using the rhythm of this dance, usually forming one of the movements in the classical suite and following the courante.
- saraband (Thesaurus)