barn dance

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barn dance

n.
A social gathering, often held in a barn, with music and square dancing.

barn dance

n
1. (Dancing) Brit a progressive round country dance
2. (Dancing) US and Canadian a party with hoedown music and square-dancing
3. (Dancing) a party featuring country dancing
4. a disco or party held in a barn

barn′ dance`


n.
a social gathering, orig. held in a barn, featuring square dances, round dances, and hoedown music.
[1890–95, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barn dance - a dance party featuring country dancingbarn dance - a dance party featuring country dancing
dance - a party for social dancing
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barn dance

nBauerntanz m

barn dance

ndanza campestre
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The Gay Gordons, barn dances and rock 'n' roll were among the dances recalled by Les who had special memories of his former dance partner.
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