polonaise

a stately Polish processional dance in 3/4 time.
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Polonaise

The polonaise (polonez) is a dance of Polish origin, in 3/4 time. Its name is French for `Polish.` The polonaise had a rhythm quite close to that of the Swedish semiquaver or sixteenth-note polska, and the two dances have a common origin. Polonaise is a widespread dance in carnival parties. Polonaise is always a first dance at a studniówka (`h......
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Polonaise

• (n.) The Polish language. • (n.) An article of dress for women, consisting of a body and an outer skirt in one piece. • (a.) Of or pertaining to the Poles, or to Poland. • (n.) A stately Polish dance tune, in 3-4 measure, beginning always on the beat with a quaver followed by a crotchet, and closing on the beat after a strong ...
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polonaise

noun a woman`s dress with a tight bodice and an overskirt drawn back to reveal a colorful underskirt
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Polonaise

[clothing] The robe à la polonaise or polonaise is a woman`s garment of the later 1770s and 1780s or a similar revival style of the 1870s inspired by Polish national costume, consisting of a gown with a cutaway, draped and swagged overskirt, worn over an underskirt or petticoat. From the late nineteenth century, the term polonaise also des...
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Polonaise

[vodka] Polonaise is a Polmos Łańcut vodka made from quality rectified grain spirit and water. According to its producer it has a pleasant and delicate aroma and flavor with notes of the grain it is made from. It contains 40% alcohol by volume. The vodka is named after the national Polish dance Polonaise. == See also == ...
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Polonaise

Po`lo·naise' adjective [ French polonais , polonaise , Polish.] Of or pertaining to the Poles, or to Poland. [ Written also Polonese .]
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Polonaise

A polonaise was a kind of women's dress or overdress, with the skirt open at the front and looped up at the back with cords into decorative festoons to reveal an underskirt made from the same fabric, first worn around 1800.
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Polonaise

A stately, marchlike Polish dance or a piece of music for such a dance
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Polonaise

A woman's overdress popular in the 18th century
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polonaise

in clothing, a coatlike dress, originally worn by Polish women, that was extremely popular in the 1770s and 1780s in western Europe and North ...
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polonaise

in dance, dignified ceremonial dance that from the 17th to 19th century often opened court balls and other royal functions. Likely once a warrior`s ...
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polonaise

Polish dance in stately 3/4 time that was common in 18th-century Europe. The composer Frédéric Chopin developed the polonaise as a pianistic form
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polonaise

polonaise (pol"unāz', ō"–) , Polish national dance, in moderate 3–4 time and of slow, stately movements. It evolved from peasant and court processions and ceremonies of the late 16th cent. and was later used by J. S. and W. F. Bach, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Schu...
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Polonaise

Sprinkled with browned butter and bread crumbs (of food, mostly vegetables)
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polonaise

stately Polish dance of moderate tempo
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Polonaise

Stately Polish processional dance in triple meter.
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Polonaise

The polonaise is a Polish national dance of slow movement in three-quarter time beginning always on the beat with a quaver followed by a crotchet, and closing on the beat after a strong accent on the second beat, made up of a march or promenade. The name is also applied to the music used for the dance, which was especially elaborated by Chopin.
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polonaise

[n] - a woman`s dress with a tight bodice and an overskirt drawn back to reveal a colorful underskirt
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