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1. A square dance.
2. The music for a square dance.
3. A social gathering at which square dancing takes place.
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1. (Dancing) a boisterous square dance
2. (Dancing) a party at which hoedowns are danced
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1. a community dancing party typically featuring folk and square dances accompanied by lively hillbilly tunes played on the fiddle.
2. the music typical of a hoedown.
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n (US) → Schwof m (inf)
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