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Dun·can

 (dŭng′kən), Isadora 1877-1927.
American dancer whose use of simple costumes and free movement influenced modern dance.
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Duncan

(ˈdʌŋkən)
n
(Biography) Isadora (ˌɪzəˈdɔːrə). 1878–1927, US dancer and choreographer, who influenced modern ballet by introducing greater freedom of movement
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Dun•can

(ˈdʌŋ kən)

n.
1. Isadora, 1878–1927, U.S. dancer.
2. (Robert) Todd, 1903–98, U.S. baritone.
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Noun1.Duncan - United States dancer and pioneer of modern dance (1878-1927)Duncan - United States dancer and pioneer of modern dance (1878-1927)
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