à la seconde

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à la se·conde

(ä′lə sə-kŏnd′, -gŏNd, ăl′ə)
1. In ballet, to the side.
2. In ballet, to the second position, in which the legs are turned out from the pelvis and the feet are apart.

[French à la seconde (position), in the second (position) : à, to, at, in + la, the + seconde, feminine of second, second.]