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English noun: Terpsichore

1. Terpsichore (person) (Greek mythology) the Muse of the dance and of choral song


Instance hypernymMuse


Domain categoryGreek mythology

2. terpsichore (act) taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music


Synonymsdance, dancing, saltation


Broader (hypernym)diversion, performing arts, recreation


Narrower (hyponym)adagio, break dance, break dancing, ceremonial dance, choreography, courante, duet, hoofing, mambo, nauch, nautch, nautch dance, pas de deux, pas de quatre, pas de trois, pas seul, pavan, pavane, phrase, ritual dance, ritual dancing, saraband, skank, slam dance, slam dancing, social dancing, stage dancing, step dancing, toe dance, toe dancing, variation


Domain category membersbelly dance, busker, clog, dance, heel, jive, shimmy, sidestep, tap, tap dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe









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