Meaning of square dance

square' dance"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a dance by a set of four couples arranged in a square or in some set form.
  2. hoedown (def. 1).


Pronunciation: (skwâr'dans", -däns"), [key]
— -danced, -danc•ing.
  1. to perform or participate in a square dance.
  2. to participate in a hoedown.
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