step dance
noun Date: 1887 a dance in which steps are emphasized rather than gesture or posture

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  • step dance — n. a dance emphasizing special, often intricate, steps and sometimes characterized by limited movement of the torso and arms step dancing n …   English World dictionary

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  • Newmarket Fiddle and Step Dance Festival — The Newmarket Fiddle and Step Dance Festival ( Newmarket Fiddlefest ) is an annual music festival in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada that showcases old time fiddle and step dance competitions. The first Fiddlefest occurred in 2003, and it has taken… …   Wikipedia

  • Lock Step (dance move) — Lock Step refers to any of dance steps which involve the locking of the moving foot: the moving foot approaches to the standing foot, crosses in front of or behind it in the direction of the approach, stops close to the standing foot, and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Two-step (dance move) — The two step is a step found in many folk dances, and in various other dances. It seems to take its name from the 19th century dance related to the Polka.A two step consists of two steps in approximately the same direction onto the same foot,… …   Wikipedia

  • step — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport 1. → step dance | pedana di altezza regolabile con cui si esegue la step dance 2. attrezzo ginnico costituito da due leve, dotate ciascuna di una piccola pedana, che, collegate a un sistema di contrappesi …   Dizionario italiano

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