saraband


saraband
/sar"euh band'/, n.
1. a slow, stately Spanish dance, esp. of the 17th and 18th centuries, in triple meter, derived from a vigorous castanet dance.
2. a piece of music for or using the rhythm of this dance, usually forming one of the movements in the classical suite and following the courante.
Also, sarabande.
[1610-20; < F sarabande < Sp zarabanda, perh. < Ar sarband a kind of dance < Pers]

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