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ice dancing

n.
A form of figure skating performed in pairs and incorporating movements based on ballroom dances.
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ice′ danc`ing


n.
a form of competitive skating in which a couple performs choreographed movements to music based on traditional ballroom dances and without the use of lifts.
[1920–25]
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