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allemande


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Allemande  \Al"le*mande"\,  n.  [F.,  fr  allemand  German.] 
  1.  (Mus.)  A  dance  in  moderate  twofold  time,  invented  by  the 
  French  in  the  reign  of  Louis  XIV.;  --  now  mostly  found  in 
  suites  of  pieces,  like  those  of  Bach  and  Handel. 
 
  2.  A  figure  in  dancing. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  allemande 
  n  :  egg-thickened  veloute  [syn:  {allemande  sauce}] 




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