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square dance

Chiefly US and Canadian any of various formation dances, such as a quadrille, in which the couples form squares
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De Mille's interest in American folk dance, first evident in her early recitals led her to found two dance companies, following the example of the Russian Moiseyev troupe, that were specifically intended to preserve American dances: her Agnes de Mille Dance Theater (1953)-54); and her Heritage Dance Theater founded in 1973, which lasted, on and off, for about five years.
The free fiesta, in Victoria Square, yesterday, showcased traditional Latin American folk dances, salsa bands, dance workshops, samba bands and limbo competitions.

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