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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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Learning to square dance doesn't happen overnight because there's the issue of keeping all the calls straight while dancing.
The first time I heard the term was from an old-timer in the 1970s in the Geneseo, New York area, a man who was describing a type of rural round and square dance that he didn't care to attend.
Hour by hour at the Square Dance, audiences will be led in everything from disco to folk, bhangra to Northern Soul, Charleston to break dancing and even Appalachian flatfoot dancing.
This style of calling, Jamison suggests, influenced the later American square dance movement.
and international visitors are expected to turn out for four days in June 2014 for the 63rd National Square Dance Convention, meeting organizers from the Little Rock Convention &.
You wouldn't expect to learn much about the properties of water by watching a square dance. But think again.
DESPITE not being as famous as they probably should be, Sons And Daughters still know how to get a good square dance going.
There, he attended a square dance in his Marine Corps dress uniform.
English Country Dance is less well known to contemporaries than its American cousins, the contra and square dance, but many are familiar with it today from its use in the film and television adaptations of Jane Austen novels.
Joe Saltel, of Pharr, Texas, was 8 years old when he called his first square dance. Thirty years later, he still calls, full time, and instructs as well.
You will sleep on the ground, square dance, and throw an egg at someone.
Ehrlich vetoed it, noting that walking has no "unique connection to or special significance in the State of Maryland." Unlike, apparently, the state's official folk dance (the square dance) and sport (jousting).