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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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Contra dancing is a form of American folk dance done with live traditional music and a caller, who teaches and guides the dance moves.
The show will also point to lindy hop as the "one true American folk dance," he said.
Curiously, although all these ensembles gained vast popularity as ambassadors (the Moiseyev first appeared in the West in London in 1955 and in New York City three years later), there were few Western equivalents, the most successful and ambitious being Agnes de Mille's two attempts at a national American folk dance troupe.

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