Definitions for: Terpsichore


[n] taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
[n] (Greek mythology) the Muse of the dance and of choral song



Webster (1913) Definition: Terp*sich"o*re, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? enjoyment
(fr. ? to gladden) + ? dance, dancing.] (Gr. Myth.)
The Muse who presided over the choral song and the dance,
especially the latter.

Synonyms: dance, dancing, saltation

See Also: break dance, break dancing, ceremonial dance, choreography, diversion, duet, hoofing, Muse, nauch, nautch, nautch dance, pas de deux, pas seul, pavan, pavane, recreation, ritual dance, ritual dancing, saraband, skank, slam dance, slam dancing, social dancing, stage dancing, step dancing, toe dance, toe dancing, variation

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