Definition of Square dance

1. Noun. American country dancing in which couples form squares.

Exact synonyms: Square Dancing
Generic synonyms: Contra Danse, Contradance, Contredanse, Country Dancing, Country-dance
Specialized synonyms: Reel, Scottish Reel, Quadrille
Terms within: Do-si-do, Promenade, Sashay, Swing



2. Verb. Dance in formation. "Sam and Sue square dance"

Definition of Square dance

1. Noun. Square dancing. ¹

2. Noun. A particular instance of square dancing. ¹

3. Verb. To take part in square dancing; to dance this type of dancing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Square Dance

square-root
square-shouldered
square-toed
square and rabbet
square away
square ball
square bashing
square block
square bracket
square brackets
square centimeter
square centimeters
square centimetre
square centimetres
square circle
square dance (current term)
square dancer
square dances
square dancing
square deal
square division
square divisions
square drive
square drives
square eyes
square feet
square foot
square footage
square footages
square inch

Literary usage of Square dance

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1. No Minor Matter: Children in Maryland's Jails by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Michael Bochenek (1999)
"217 The "square dance" Human Rights Watch researchers heard several accounts that guards allowed youths ... "That's the square dance," Jackson F. explained. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The quadrille, properly danced, has many of the graces of the minuet. It is often stated that the square dance is of modern French origin. ..."

3. Road Trip USA: Cross-Country Adventures on America's Two-Lane Highways by Jamie Jensen (2006)
"This "snowbird" presence is highlighted by weekly square dance festivals and perhaps the nation's highest The influx of "snowbirds" is perhaps most ..."

4. The Eternal Building: Or, The Making of Manhood by George T. Lemmon (1899)
"Do you include the square dance ? Certainly. One is the seed, the other the crop. You cannot keep the square dance square; it is sure to be rounded off with ..."

5. The Eternal Building: Or, The Making of Manhood by George T. Lemmon (1899)
"Do you include the square dance ? Certainly. One is the seed, the other the crop. You cannot keep the square dance ..."

6. Battlefields of the Civil War by Blair Howard (1998)
"Gettysburg Square-Dance Round-Up: 4th weekend in May. A square-dance festival with nationally known square-dance callers. For information call 717-334-1902. ..."

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