varsovienne


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varsovienne

(vɑːˌsəʊvɪˈɛn)
n
a Polish dance
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Here are some memorable words from the final rounds: VARSOVIENNE: A graceful dance similar to a mazurka.
Further illuminating Blanche's tragic association with Poland, the "Varsovienne," or Varsouviana, holds a sacrosanct place in Polish history.
The novelist Catherine Axelrad suggested in her novel La Varsovienne (1990) that the circumstances of Goldman's murder--his killers had never been found and remained at large--enabled the extreme Left to offer quasi-national funerals for the revolution.