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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Farandole  \Fa`ran`dole"\,  n.  [F.  farandole,  Pr  farandoulo.] 
  A  rapid  dance  in  six-eight  time  in  which  a  large  number  join 
  hands  and  dance  in  various  figures,  sometimes  moving  from 
  room  to  room  It  originated  in  Provence. 
 
  I  have  pictured  them  dancing  a  sort  of  farandole.  --W. 
  D.  Howells. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  farandole 
  n  :  a  lively  dance  from  Provence;  all  the  dancers  join  hands  and 
  execute  various  figures 




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